1) Philadelphia homicides are up 14 percent in latest monthly data. The Gun Crisis Reporting Project tracked reports of 119 people wounded or killed by gunfire in Philadelphia during September, representing 38 percent more shooting victims than counted during the previous month.

2) As federal agencies set carbon rules, there's a renewed interest in nuclear power, reports Marie Cusick for  Newsworks.

3) One of Philadelphia's last great independent record stores is going out of business. Philebrity breaks the news of the Sound of Market's demise.

4) Meet the man behind the Bluths. Mitchell Hurwitz will be at Drexel U. for a conversation about "Arrested Development" and a look at the future of television.

5) Why the boomers should start taking millennials seriously. NPR examines how the new boom is transforming the country.