Emma Jacobs appears in the following:
Monday, September 01, 2014
Thousands of employees lost their casino jobs with the closure of the Showboat and Revel casinos in Atlantic City. This is the latest development in a painful transition for Atlantic City, which faces greater competition for gamblers from neighboring states.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
She made history at the Little League World Series, becoming the first girl to pitch a shutout. With an uncanny arm and easy cool, she's leading a band of underdogs deeper into the postseason.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
With the announcements of the planned closures of the Showboat and Trump Plaza casinos, the New Jersey town that once had the monopoly on gaming in the northeast is at a crucial turning point.
Saturday, July 05, 2014
Local police are sometimes asked to hold immigrants suspected of crimes until they can be moved to federal custody for deportation. But a mix of politics and liability is undermining that system.
Friday, July 04, 2014
Bernie Wagenblast is the voice behind New York City subway announcements. He's also on a mission to visit every New Jersey town, collecting the sounds that define each one.
Monday, April 21, 2014
Ukrainian hospitals have been overwhelmed since the start of violent clashes between protesters and police. Emma Jacobs of WHYY reports on the international relief effort organized out of Pennsylvania by one Ukrainian-American doctor, and on one of the patients who has received her care.
Monday, June 24, 2013
Online search engines that protect users' privacy are seeing a spike in traffic after the NSA surveillance revelations. DuckDuckGo, which does not track users at all, says it's seen record-breaking traffic.
Monday, January 30, 2012
A new casino set to open in Atlantic City has announced it will set term limits for its front-line staff. When employees' terms run out, they'll have to go through the hiring process again. The casino says the policy will keep service fresh. Others say the company is taking advantage of a tough job market.