NewsWorks Tonight July 1, 2015 - Full Show07/02/15
Tom MacDonald reports on a new braking system on SEPTA trains, which most likely would have prevented the fatal Amtrak crash in May. Laura Benshoff tells us about a new report finding dangerous and unsanitary conditions in some Philadelphia schools....
NewsWorks Tonight June 30, 2015 - Full Show
Host Dave Heller is joined by WNYC reporter Matt Katz to talk about Gov. Chris Christie's presidential announcement. Tom MacDonald reports on the Pope's jam-packed schedule the 48 hours he is here in September. Neema Roshania meets a youth choir from...
NewsWorks Tonight June 29, 2015 - Full Show
Laura Benshoff explores Pennsylvania GOP lawmakers' budget proposal, and what it would mean for schools, and Mary Wilson joins us with the latest on the budget showdown--and how non-profits are readying for dried-up funding if the budget deadline...
NewsWorks Tonight June 26, 2015 - Full Show
Today will go down in history for the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage. Bobby Allyn sits down with host Dave Heller to discuss some of the reactions from across our region. Phil Gregory reports on New Jersey’s new, and smaller,...
NewsWorks Tonight June 25, 2015 - Full Show
We hear reactions from Philadelphia area locals on the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act subsidies. Bobby Allyn reports on the Newspaper Guild’s rally outside of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News headquarters. Kevin McCorry...
NewsWorks Tonight June 24, 2015 - Full Show
In light of last night’s storm, Jessica McDonald asks at what point do high winds become a tornado? After two water main breaks in June, Aaron Moselle reports on the number of water main complaints filed and the amount paid in damages after one...
NewsWorks Tonight June 23, 2015 - Full Show
Matt Katz takes a look at Governor Chris Christie’s success in New Jersey as he prepares to move forward in his career. Bobby Allyn reports on the new Uber ruling and how it affects the employment statutes of Pennsylvania drivers. Host Dave Heller is...
NewsWorks Tonight June 22, 2015 - Full Show
Katie Colaneri reports on an effort to raise one and a half million dollars for services for the homeless in connection with the Pope's visit in September. Aaron Moselle explores why NBA teams, including the Sixers, are spending lavishly on practice...
NewsWorks Tonight June 19, 2015 - Full Show
Katie Colaneri fills us in on the two dozen Republican presidential hopefuls, some of whom are at a three-day conference in Philadelphia for GOP leaders. Dave Heller is joined by Frank Newport, the editor and chief of the Gallup Poll, to talk about...
NewsWorks Tonight June 18, 2015 - Full Show
Bill Hangley reports on local vigils around the Delaware Valley for the nine victims of the South Carolina Church shooting. Kevin McCorrybrings us up to speed on a new funding formula for Pennsylvania school districts. NYU Historian Johnathan...
NewsWorks Tonight June 17, 2015 - Full Show
Bobby Allyn reports on speed bumps in the way of the PHA’s plan to fund affordable rental housing. Katie Colaneri goes behind the scenes of how SuperPACs play a role in local elections. Host Dave Heller speaks with Rob Gleason, Chairman of the...
NewsWorks Tonight - Full Show
Tom MacDonald reports on the proposed travel restrictions during Pope Francis’ visit in September. Katie Hiler explores why kids in foster homes are prescribed psychotropic drugs at an alarming rate. Bobby Allyn updates us on the heated fight to save...
NewsWorks Tonight June 15, 2015 - Full Show
Tom MacDonald reports on how the city deals with water main breaks like the one that occurred in Philadelphia over the week. Sara Hoover looks at how the job market is shaping up for youths this summer. Host Dave Heller speaks with Derrick Pitts,...
NewsWorks Tonight June 12, 2015 - Full Show
Laura Benshoff reports Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf says he supports postponing implementation of the Keystone Exam as a graduation requirement. Bobby Allyn talks to critics of sociologist Alice Goffman's in depth study of crime in Philadelphia....
NewsWorks Tonight, June 11, 2015 - Full Show
Reporter Tony Abraham joins us to discuss complaints to the Philadelphia Department of Health from nursing homes, 92 percent of which are dismissed. Tom MacDonald looks into wage increases for employees at the Philadelphia International Airport. Katie...
NewsWorks Tonight June 10, 2015 - Full Show
WHYY’s Senior Education reporter Kevin McCorry joins host Dave Heller to discuss what to expect for Philadelphia’s School District funding in the City Council budget. Plead guilty, don’t go to jail, and still collect your public pension; Dave Davies...
NewsWorks Tonight June 9, 2015 - Full Show
As incidents and protests across the country suggest, America can't quite call itself a post-racial society just yet. Still, if you look at voting patterns in recent elections, it's hard not to see some progress. New York University Historian Jonathan...
NewsWorks Tonight June 8, 2015 - Full Show
Mary Wilson joins us to discuss the Pennsylvania Senate's confirmation vote on a controversial choice for State Police Commissioner. Kevin McCorry talks to two graduating seniors breathing a sigh of relief that they don't yet have to take a state...
NewsWorks Tonight June 5, 2015 - Full Show
Mark Eichmann attends the second day of mourning for Beau Biden in Delaware. Aaron Moselle checks in from the two year anniversary of the fatal building collapse in Philadelphia. Gallup Poll Editor-in-Chief Frank Newport joins us with a weekly look at...
NewsWorks Tonight, June 4, 2015 - Full Show
State Impact's Susan Philips looks into the EPA’s long awaited report on fracking. Tom MacDonald explores the back and forth on City Council funding for schools. University of Southern California’s Viterbi School of Engineering professor Bashkar...
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