Summer Learning Program Encourages Students To Explore Wonders Of Science; Audio ExcerptOne of the longest running summer learning programs in Philadelphia is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Science in the Summer is a free, enrichment program for elementary students. It has more than 150,000 alumni to date.
Report: Union Reaches Deal With 3 Of 5 Atlantic City Casinos; Audio ExcerptAtlantic City's main casino workers union reportedly reached an agreement Thursday on a new contract with three of the five casinos it had been targeting for a strike this weekend. Talks remain underway with Tropicana and the Trump Taj Mahal, which are owned by billionaire investor Carl Icahn. A strike against those two could happen Friday if a new deal is not reached.
Wawa Celebrates 4th Of July Holiday In Big Way — A Hoagie Weighing 6 Tons; Audio ExcerptWelcome America festivities continue today and a big part of that – weighing in at six tons – is centered around a sandwich. A few hundred Wawa employees built the massive hoagie, which actually consists of 23,000 Italian shorties.
DNC Host Committee Offers Interactive Festival Celebrating Political History; Audio ExcerptThe Democratic National Convention Host Committee has unveiled most of the details of PoliticalFest. That’s sort of the Hard Rock Cafe of politics, with memorabilia from past elections and interactive displays. Exhibits will be at seven locations, beginning the weekend before the convention.
Report Of Active Shooter Prompts Lockdown Of Joint Base Andrews; Audio ExcerptJoint Base Andrews in Maryland is on lockdown due to the report of an active shooter, according to their Twitter account. The account says the incident is ongoing at the Malcolm Grow Medical Facility . First responders are on the scene.
Moon Goes Down As Sun Rises Up In PhiladelphiaMoon goes down and sun comes up in Philadelphia.