Jeff Brady Jeff Brady is an NPR National Desk Correspondent based in Philadelphia. He covers the mid-Atlantic region and the energy industry.
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As Lightning Strikes Spike, Myth-Busting Often Means Safety

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You don't have to be outdoors to be hurt or injured by a nearby lightning strike, like this one in New Mexico. The pain for survivors can be lifelong. Marko Korosec/Barcroft Media/Landov hide caption

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'When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors' To Best Avoid Lightning's Pain

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Obama Proposes Changes To Criminal Justice System

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BP To Pay $18.7 Billion In Landmark Settlement Over 2010 Gulf Oil Spill

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New LGBT Issues Enter Spotlight After Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

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The Penn State University campus in State College, Pa. A new state law requires university professors to get a background check every three years and have their fingerprints taken. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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After Sandusky, A Debate Over Whether Sex-Abuse Law Goes Too Far

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Charleston Church To Hold Sunday Service And Deliver 'Message Of Hope'

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NAACP Urges S.C. To Remove Confederate Flag From State Capitol

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Drexel Siok, environmental scientist at Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve, holds a horseshoe crab that's been tagged on Kitts Hummock Beach near Dover, Del. During the annual count volunteers make a note if they find a tagged crab. Researchers then use the information to learn where crabs are moving over time. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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It's Spawning Season: Are Horseshoe Crabs Down For the Count?

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During Amtrak Derailment, Engineer Was Not On Cellphone, According To NTSB

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Workers use perforating tools to create fractures in rock. An EPA study finds that "fracking" to reach and extract deep pockets of hydrocarbons has not caused widespread drinking water pollution. Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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EPA Finds No Widespread Drinking Water Pollution From Fracking

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Camden County Police Officer Virginia Matias and Officer Jose Vale often walk together when on foot patrol in Camden. Matias patrols sections of the city on foot so she can strike up conversations with business owners and residents. She says this makes her more familiar with what's going on than she would be if she stayed in her patrol car all day. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Obama: Camden, N.J., Police A Model For Improving Community Relations

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Obama Touts New Jersey City's Success In Policing Efforts

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Amtrak Victims Remembered During Memorial Service

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