5:41 President Obama’s approval rating is falling after his handling of the sequestration negotiations.

5:48 Emails released from the White House have instructed agencies to make sure the sequester cuts are as painful as possible.

6:11 The Phillies were routed by the Dominican Republic team in spring training yesterday.

6:13 Flyers goalie Ilya Bryzgalov assessed their performance last night as “not good.”

Ilya Bryzgalov (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Ilya Bryzgalov (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

6:14 The Sixers have now lost 9 of their last 10.

6:16 A club in West Philly is featured as a frequent spot for fights.

6:41 Chris talks to CBS 3’s Ben Simoneau about a police chase yesterday involving two stolen police cars.

7:10 Chris talks to Brett Mandel, who is running for City Controller, about Philadelphia’s place on the list of the most heavily taxed cities.

8:10 Chris talks to Bob Huber, author of an article on being white in Philadelphia, that is attracting a lot of criticism in the media.

8:25 Chris welcomes the Piazza Pet of the week, Trudy, into the studio this morning. For information on Trudy or to adopt another pet, check out cbsphilly.com/piazzapet.

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