Saturday, September 18, 2021

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Hundreds of wealthy Americans back the Biden Build Back Better Act; Roger Stone is served with a warrant on live radio; and family caregivers are in need of assistance.

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Virginia gubernatorial candidates debate; former federal prosecutor Michael Sussmann indicted for lying to FBI; lawmakers set to question oil industry over climate disinformation; and FDA scientists express skepticism over booster shots.

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Lawsuits stall debt relief for America's Black farmers; Idaho hospitals using "critical care" protocols; grant money boosts rural towns in Utah and more conservation acreage could protect the iconic sage grouse.

Emily Scott

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Emily Scott is a reporter and producer in Philadelphia. She previously worked at WHYY, Philadelphia’s NPR station and is a 2018 graduate of Temple University and the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies.


Languages Spoken: English, French

Topic Expertise: Public health, environment, politics & policy, social justice

Local Expertise: Philadelphia, Delaware Valley

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Demographic Expertise: Communities impacted by gun violence; young people; urban communities; communities impacted by climate change

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