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Jennifer Lynn is an award-winning broadcast journalist and host of WHYY’s Morning Edition. She’s a native Delawarean and graduate of Boston University who started her career in New Hampshire and Vermont.

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Pottstown BMX prodigy is prepared for her Olympic debut in Tokyo

BMX racing is fun for Pottstown resident Payton Ridenour, who at age 19 placed second in world competition last spring to become the youngest member of Team USA’s women’s team — bound for the Tokyo Olympics.

By Jennifer Lynn/WHYY

Philly interfaith leader discusses the toll COVID has taken on congregations

The Rev. Naomi Washington-Leapheart says it’s only natural some churches are partnering with health officials to advocate for and administer COVID-19 vaccines.

By Jennifer Lynn/WHYY

‘The most dangerous place to be in America right now is a prison or jail,’ Philly lawyer says

Nearly all civil and criminal jury trials in Pennsylvania were halted to prevent jurors, litigants, attorneys, judges, and staff from assembling and potentially contracting the virus.

By Jennifer Lynn/WHYY

Philly free jazz pioneers Sounds of Liberation reunite with new album

Newly issued and reissued tracks by the seven-member ensemble Sounds of Liberation are available on the revamped Dogtown Records in collaboration with Brewerytown Beats Records.

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Villanova students win national award for ‘Sankofa,’ documentary shot in Philly, Ghana

Princess Garrett and 20 other students created and produced the documentary “Sankofa,” which tells the story of two young Black men who live worlds apart, yet share so much.

By Jennifer Lynn/WHYY