Fictional city department defines itself, historian fights for Cliveden preservation

    For one historian, sleep can accomplish a lot. Tonight we’ll learn more about Joseph McGill. He spent the night at Cliveden to call attention to the need to preserve an essential part of Philadelphia’s history.

    First, we’ve got the latest on our In the Gap series. As part of her coverage of health care racial disparities, reporter Taunya English talked with experts about the leading cause of death in young black males: assault.

    At Philadelphia’s Department of Alternative Affairs, nothing and everything gets accomplished. Peter Crimmins visited the newest addition to City Hall to see just what its creative public servants are keeping themselves busy with.

    As mayor, Michael Nutter’s got a lot to do. But he took a break recently from taxes, school funding and DROP veto-ing to be a conductor. Nutter was at the Mann center to direct a public performance by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Give a listen to see how he did.

    End your day (and your week) with NewsWorks Tonight. Tune in at 6 p.m. on 91 FM or catch the show online.

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