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Jeff Brady

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Amtrak Begins Settling Philadelphia Derailment Lawsuits, But Keeps Details Secret

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Dozens of lawsuits were filed after the deadly May 2015 accident. An attorney for one person who received a settlement says a confidentiality provision prevents him from disclosing any details.

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A Look Inside The Protests Around The Democratic Convention

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Outside the convention arena in Philadelphia, protesters unwilling to give up on Bernie Sanders' candidacy weathered a heat index that local officials say reached 109 degrees.

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Rallies, Marches And A 'Fart-In': Philadelphia Gets Ready For The DNC

Sunday, July 24, 2016

As Democrats prepare for their convention in Philadelphia, protesters are preparing too. Bernie Sanders supporters and others are organizing rallies around the city.

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Hillary Clinton Addresses Recent Shootings At African Methodist Episcopal Church Convention

Saturday, July 09, 2016

The AME Church is holding its convention this week in Philadelphia. Members react to the deaths of five police officers, after a spate of police-related violence rocked Minneapolis and Baton Rouge.

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Low Oil Prices Fuel Reconsideration Of Petroleum Reserves

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

The Department of Energy is considering the future of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. Some argue it's no longer needed or should be smaller because U.S. oil production has increased.

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Orlandoans Reach Out To LGBT Center

Saturday, June 18, 2016

After the mass shooting at a gay nightclub some Orlando residents looked for ways to help families of the injured. An LGBT center has become inundated with donations of food and other items.

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Investigators Probe Why More Wasn't Done About Shooter's Red Flags

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

As Orlando continues to mourn the victims of last weekend's massacre, some in the city are bristling at how quickly the national conversation has shifted from healing to politics.

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New Details Emerge About Orlando Gunman Omar Mateen

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

New details are emerging about the gunman in the Orlando nightclub shootings. Law enforcement continues to seek clues into why he did what he did.

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On The Ground In Orlando

Sunday, June 12, 2016

NPR's Jeff Brady is in Orlando with an update on the mass shooting.

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NTSB Says Distracted Engineer Caused Deadly Amtrak Derailment

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

The NTSB says the likely cause of the Amtrak crash last year in Philadelphia was due to the train's engineer being distracted by news that another train nearby was disabled after being hit by a rock.

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When A Transgender Person Uses A Public Bathroom, Who Is At Risk?

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Supporters of North Carolina's "bathroom law" say it blocks sexual predators' access to victims. There's little evidence backing that, while research suggests transgender people face greater threats.

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Solar And Wind Energy May Be Nice, But How Can We Store It?

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Renewable energy is taking off across the nation, but storing the energy is still a problem that is challenging companies to innovate, with solutions ranging from molten salt to ice.

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As Renewables Boom, Companies Explore Energy Storage Technology

Monday, April 04, 2016

Batteries can store energy for later, but companies are looking for cheaper alternatives. Three reporters examine technologies that employ air, salt and ice.

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Nevada Solar Power Business Struggles To Keep The Lights On

Friday, March 11, 2016

Since Nevada regulators began phasing out incentives, the solar power business has been in turmoil and many workers have been laid off. Now some worry what happened there will spread to other states.

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From The Ashes Of Some Coal Plants, New Energy Rises

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

For decades, coal was king of electricity generation in the U.S., but that's changing. Across the country, coal power plants are being replaced with generators that run on cleaner burning natural gas.

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Flooding Caused By Weekend Storm Hits New Jersey Town

Monday, January 25, 2016

North Wildwood, N.J., sits on a barrier island. The storm-churned ocean destroyed beaches on the East side and surging water from the bay flooded neighborhoods on the West side.

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Solar Firms Stop Selling Panels In Nevada To Protest State Rule Change

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

The latest battle over state subsidies for the solar industry is in Nevada. Regulators ruled against solar companies and they are closing operations in the state and laying off hundreds of employees.

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In Campaign For Tougher Gun Laws, Advocates Focus On States

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Frustrated with lawmakers on Capitol Hill, gun control advocates have been focusing on changing state laws in recent years. It's a model similar to what worked for marriage equality in America.

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Bill Cosby Lawyer Says Charges Are Politically Motivated

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Bill Cosby's attorney says the comedian and actor will fight criminal charges filed against him and predicted he will be exonerated. She also said the charges are politically motivated.

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Bill Cosby Faces Criminal Charge In Relation To Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

After years of civil lawsuits against him, comedian and actor Bill Cosby now faces a criminal charge in relation to allegations of sexual misconduct. The Montgomery County, Penn., dis...

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