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Straightforward conversations about the people, ideas, and power centers that shape the world we live in. KYW Newsradio reporters talk daily with experts and leaders in science, politics, business, and public health -- to make sense of the news and unravel the real reasons why a story matters.

    Compensating college athletes: The Supreme Court's decision explained

    Compensating college athletes: The Supreme Court's decision explained

    It is Supreme Court opinion season and on Monday we got one that could lead to massive changes in college athletics. The case was NCAA. Vs. Alston, and the Supreme Court weighed in on the question of whether the NCAA could limit education-related benefits or compensation colleges want to offer student athletes. It's a hugely significant case for college athletics, but there's a lot to unpack. We asked Dr. Karen Weaver, an expert on college sports and Adjunct Assistant Professor and Academic Director at the University of Pennsylvania to come on the podcast to break down what the Supreme Court said and how it changes the landscape for compensating student athletes.
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    • 19 min
    Inflation: Is it a serious problem like the 70's, or not that big of a deal?

    Inflation: Is it a serious problem like the 70's, or not that big of a deal?

    There is a ton of talk and concern about inflation right now. It's almost a dirty word if you watch the news. We wanted to dig into inflation a bit deeper -- what exactly are people talking about when they talk about inflation? How much of a concern is it right now? What is causing the inflation we are experiencing? Is inflation always a bad thing, and how does this compare to the terrible inflation we experienced in the 70’s? Dr. David Doorn, Professor of Economics & Finance at West Chester University breaks down everything you need to know about inflation in 2021 as we continue to emerge from the pandemic.
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    • 28 min
    What is scaring Wall Street this week? Pandemic economy check in

    What is scaring Wall Street this week? Pandemic economy check in

    The economy keeps ramping up entering the summer, eager to leave the pandemic behind, but there are still a couple things to keep an eye on this week -- the jobless claims numbers for one, and whatever is bothering Wall Street. David Fiorenza, economist at the Villanova School of Business joins KYW Newsradio In Depth to talk about what happened this week in the economy and what it means for all of us in our daily lives.
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    'Man, you're awesome.' Celebrate and elevate fatherhood

    'Man, you're awesome.' Celebrate and elevate fatherhood

    This pandemic has been hard for everyone, and dads are struggling too. The good news is there are tools for dads who are feeling overwhelmed or just need some support. There's a new PSA campaign working to showcase the importance of fatherhood -- Patrick J. Patterson, the Manager of the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse and Joseph Stillner, one of the dads featured in the PSA talk to KYW Newsradio In Depth about the struggles and great joys of fatherhood and tips for dads to be their best. Find out more at Fatherhood.gov
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    • 15 min
    Could mRNA hold the key for an HIV vaccine?

    Could mRNA hold the key for an HIV vaccine?

    The success of the COVID-19 vaccines utilizing mRNA technology has raised hopes that mRNA could hold the key to figuring out vaccines for other diseases, like HIV. Dr. Abby Rudolph, Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Temple University's College of Public Health joins KYW Newsradio In Depth to break down why the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines are drawing the attention of researchers of other diseases and how HIV research could benefit from the coronavirus pandemic.
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    • 23 min
    The history of Juneteenth and the long road to make it a national holiday

    The history of Juneteenth and the long road to make it a national holiday

    Juneteenth is Saturday. And depending where you are and what your life experience has been, it's either a day you've always celebrated, or you might not even know what it is and why it's important. It's an incredibly important date in United States history and African American history, and it's celebrated annually on June 19th. Dr. Nafeesa Muhammad, Professor of History at Lincoln University of Pennsylvania tells the story of Juneteenth, why it's celebrated in the United States and why it's taken so long to be recognized as a national holiday.
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WOW! Finally an entertaining and SUPER intriguing local podcast!! This is NPR quality but all about the local issues I want to hear about! I LOVE Charlotte Reese- she’s been on a few times and always picks the most interesting stories! Her reporting is so fair and thorough. I think she produces too? Keep up the good work, all!!

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Quality Keeps Improving

These keep getting better with each new episode. Great way to get a deeper dive into a specific story. Carol MacKenzie does a fantastic job of moderating.

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