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RT @NPR: The Internet content you didn't know you needed today: Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody," performed by 28 trombonists.

@MorrisAnimal @LawrenceConnol2 @TheMERL @bookoisseur @MontereyAq @SUEtheTrex @PoldarkTV @PBS May we recommend this one?

RT @WHYYNews: Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress
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"I believe sometimes we confuse what the audience needs with what the artist wants. That makes crappy art. But I believe there is room for it all. Including crappy art." - Taylor Mac

Watch @ArticulateShow Thursdays at 9p on WHYY-TV.

RT @NPR: A growing number of Central American migrants are returning home, discouraged by the bleak prospects of being granted asylum in th…

RT @WHYYNews: Former Pa. AG Kathleen Kane ordered to jail by Thursday, 2 years after sentencing
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One of the most controversial figures in Philadelphia history, Frank Rizzo's legacy continues to live on.

Listen Now:
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@jessekakl @Philabundance Thank you, @jessekakl!

RT @NPR: Rescue workers' findings, which they document in meticulous notes shown to NPR, point to an offensive in Raqqa that killed many mo…

RT @jblumgart: Here are five big takeaways from @phillymayor's long chat with @MartyMossCoane today there's everyth…
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Shake off the consumerism blues and celebrate with a donation that goes twice as far, courtesy of @NewsMatch. For every gift, we'll also donate a meal to someone in need through @Philabundance!

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RT @WHYYNews: A deported dreamer and a desperate mother are just a few onboard the headed towards the U.S.

On The Why tod…

Did you miss Jim Kenney (@PhillyMayor) on @whyyradiotimes this morning? Listen here. On the docket: Philly’s status as a sanctuary city, the affordable housing crisis and high poverty rate here, the opioid epidemic, and more.
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RT @NPR: The family's attorney says several witnesses have come forward since shooting to say the police officer who killed Emantic "E.J."…

Happy 🍔! Did you know that WHYY Members save 10% at @HungerBurgerPA in the @RdgTerminalMkt?

Hunger Burger serves "Patties with a Purpose." For every burger sold, they use a portion of profits feed a child in need.

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RT @WHYYNews: Advice for holiday toy safety: Avoid slime and ‘put a freaking helmet on’
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Half of California’s 10 worst wildfires have struck in the last two years. The most recent Camp Fire is the deadliest and most destructive in state history.

Listen to @reveal today (11/25) at 4p on WHYY-FM.

Add to Calendar:
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Our WHYY fans are all smiles with some of our awesome swag as we celebrate at @PhilaMRKT 2018!

Join the WHYY Street Team today at @PhilaMRKT 2018! This one-day pop-up shop features local artists, illustrators and designers. We’ll have giveaways, contests and more – hope to see you there!

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A generalistic fast (low TTL) Mastodon instance for USA and Canada.

A no-nonsense, Nazi-free social media. Serving Philadelphia-New York-Toronto-Montrèal areas with fast response and low latency.

Home of the Mastodon Newsbot Service

The following newsbots are running on this instance:

  • NPR / National Public Radio (United States)
  • WHYY / WHYY Philadelphia (an NPR radio station)
  • BreakingNews / NBC Breaking News (posts to public)
  • BBCRadio4 / Intelligent, insightful programming from BBC Radio 4
  • 6ABC / WPVI Television in Philadelphia
  • KIRO7 / KIRO Television in Seattle, Washington
  • TheHill / US Political news from The Hill (all posts behind CW)
  • Reason / Reason Magazine - Politics from a pragmatist libertarian point of view

Tech Newsbots

Some other newsbots

  • RT - Russia Today, the Russian state news broadcaster (English)
  • Le Monde - The World, popular French newspaper (French)