Rich covers a New York Times story on Iran and ISIS, a controversy at the University of Texas and a cop who is in trouble for a Facebook post. He talks to a student writer from USA Today, Dr. Mazz, and author Kirk Honeycutt.
Rich reviews President Obama’s State of the Union Address, meteorologists getting fired for getting their predictions wrong, and what should the penalty be for the New England Patriots after deflating the footballs in Sunday’s AFC Championship Game. He also talks to Chris Chase from USA Today and Kay Hymowitz from the Manhattan Institute.
The Green Bay Packers played the Seattle Seahawks in Week 1 as the first game of the season. This week, the Packers will look to avenge their 36-16 loss in the opener. Both teams are different teams than in that first meeting, but Bovada sees the Seahawks as 7.5 point favorites at home.
Virginia’s Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden came in second place.
Chris details the latest efforts by Republicans to defund Obamacare, Comedian Louis C.K’s case against smart phones, and what could be the end of Roy Halladay’s time with the Phillies. He also talks to Comedian Jimmy Shubert.
Square 1682 is featured in Friday’s USA Today travel section.
USA Today’s Best of Philadelphia recently named Haddonfield’s “Haddy” the dinosaur a hidden gem in its “Best of South Jersey” section.
Read exerpts from Michael Vick’s new book, Finally Free.
If $4 a gallon gas prices aren’t enough to drive you crazy, wait until you see what happens if you don’t fill up your rental car tank.