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Inaugural ‘Legacy Bowl’ – Imhotep Panthers vs MLK Cougars [VIDEO]

Benjamin L. Johnston Memorial Stadium, NW Philadelphia, PA, USANovember 28, 2013; Thanksgiving Day inaugural Legacy Bowl football rivalry between MLK Cougars and Imhotep Panthers (32-30).

A shortened 6m20s version of this video is published with the story by Brian Hickey with photos by Brad Larrison on WHYY’s NewsWorks.org

(Video by Bas Slabbers/for NewsWorks)

Are those guns real? [VIDEO]

History through the eyes of eight young spectators

For the 30th time re-enactors took stage at the Grounds of Cliveden to relive that foggy morning of October 4, 1777.  This is the second time I made a video for WHYY’s NewsWorks of this annual event. (You can find my video of the 2012 event here, if you are interested.) This year we learn about what happened on the battlefield via the questions of eight young spectators.

Read the full NewsWorks’ story by Amanda Staller with photos by Rikard Larma here

 

Conrail train engineer: ‘My God, the bridge is collapsing!’ (via NewsWorks)

A crane lifts up the first car at the derailment site in Paulsboro, NJ. (Bas Slabbers/for NewsWorks) http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/new-jersey-more/item/48237-crews-removing-wrecked-train-cars-in-paulsboro (Bas Slabbers)
A crane lifts up the first car at the derailment site in Paulsboro, NJ. (Bas Slabbers/for NewsWorks)

Two Conrail locomotive operators testified yesterday that they had carefully inspected a moveable train bridge before it collapsed sending four rail cars into a creek. The derailment punctured one tank car carrying vinyl chloride, which formed a vapor (via WHYY’s NewsWorks.org)