Senior News Editor, Philadelphia Inquirer
inquirer.com — How low was Philadelphia's voter turnout Tuesday? How about less than 8 percent? It's a bit early to come up with a final figure, because the unofficial returns posted Tuesday night by the city commissioners are listed as 95.7 percent complete, and more votes may trickle into the numbers from absentee and alternative ballots not yet counted.
inquirer.com — Philadelphia entrepreneur takes up mentor's philanthropy. Keith Leaphart, a 38-year-old rehabilitation physician-turned-printing company exec, was chosen in February to complete H.F. "Gerry" Lenfest's term as chairman of the Lenfest Foundation.
redcross.org — Posted in Disaster News Room, 3/3/12 Disaster Alert: Flooding in West Virginia Disaster Alert West Virginia - Storms with heavy rain caused flash flooding and wind and hail that affected residents in multiple counties throughout the state on Friday. State of Emergency was declared in Doddridge, Marion, Harrison, Monongalia, Preston Richie and Taylor Counties.
nytimes.com — As a massive tornado tore through Moore, Okla., on Monday afternoon, a news helicopter belonging to KFOR, the NBC-affiliated television station nearby, tracked it the whole time, providing a visual exclaimation point for the meteorologists who were warning residents to seek shelter.
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