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TheBurg Podcast, Nov. 3, 2017

TheBurg Podcast returns after a long hiatus!

This week, Editor in Chief Larry Binda and City Reporter Lizzy Hardison discuss why anti-abortion advocates are suing the city, the proposed changes to 2nd Street, and the revivification of Harrisburg’s mysterious comprehensive plan. Plus, Lizzy breaks down the details of a proposed amendment to the state constitution, which will be on the ballot in Tuesday’s elections. Listen to the end to hear your hosts’ picks for “The Most Harrisburg Thing This Week.” (Hint: they mostly have to do with pasta.)

Stream this week’s episode on SoundCloud. You can also download it in iTunes, or on the Apple and Android podcast apps.

Find the stories referenced in this week’s podcast: 

Abortion foes challenge Harrisburg protest buffer in court.

2-Way 2nd: Council action brings major road change nearer.

Plan of Action: Progress finally made on Harrisburg’s comprehensive plan.

Property tax amendment mired in uncertainty ahead of November election.

I’ve Got a Secret: Some of the best places in Harrisburg are worth searching out.

Curious how Second Street became the mimi-highway that it is today? Read this 2013 feature from former Burg city reporter Paul Barker.

Second Thoughts: Decades ago, Harrisburg’s leaders quickly turned 2nd Street into an urban highway. Some people now think they made a big mistake.

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