Prisoner has sentenced commuted after 36 years, Philadelphia considers new tobacco regulations

    After 36 years in prison, Tyrone Werts was released. Werts left prison recently after former Pa. Gov. Ed Rendell commuted his sentence. Later in the show, we’ll hear what it’s like to return to a life beyond bars after more than three decades.

    First, Phil Gregory will share the latest on today’s events in Trenton. Union workers rallied against legislation that would require them to pay more toward their pensions and benefits, but the Senate passed the measure. Phil will let us know what he saw today.

    Philadelphia could soon implement some tough approaches to limit tobacco use in Philadelphia. Taunya English will bring us up to speed on changes to cigarette packaging and contents.

    A traveling exhibit featuring the art work of former Beatle John Lennon came to Manayunk over the weekend. Alaina Mabaso will share the story of the exhibit to spread love and karma through the organizational efforts of Lennon’s widow, Yoko Ono.

    We’ve got that and more for you tonight starting at 6 p.m., including our Monday SkyTalk feature. Tune in on 90.9 FM or online.

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