Senate hearing reviews abortion clinic oversight, Art Museum welcomes Italian artist

    Pa. Sen. John H. Eichelberger scheduled a hearing today at Drexel University to discuss state and local oversight of abortion clinics. What kind of progress was made? Lizz Fiedler was at the hearing, and will have details for us about suggested solutions to prevent another Kermit Gosnell situation.

    That and more are coming up on NewsWorks Tonight.


    City Council is devoting a lot of time to deciding how best to help fund the School District of Philadelphia. Tom MacDonald will talk to us about the most recent developments the city’s tax hike and revenue-generating proposals to keep the district from being swallowed up by its $629 million budget gap.

    If you actually walk past the Rocky statue and into the Art Museum, you may notice something: art. Italian artist and fashion designer was at the museum today to discuss the exhibit he’s housed there since March. Peter Crimmins spoke with Capucci about the collection and what brings it to Philadelphia.

    As N.J. Gov. Chris Christie debates additional funding for schools in Camden, Molina Elementary isn’t waiting around. Mary Cummings-Jordan will talk to us about the school’s mentoring program.

    What does it take to defeat The Wall? The 27th annual TD Bank Philadelphia International Cycling Championship is coming to Manayunk and Roxborough Sunday. The 144-mile race brings bikers to the “wall” on Lyceum Avenue — a steep, daunting hill. Jeanette Woods has the scoop on how to make it to the top.

    While Camden schools are mentoring kids, a school in Cape May County is taking a more simplistic approach: a one-room schoolhouse. We’ve got the details on what’s inside.

    As always, you can listen from 6 to 6:30 p.m. on 91FM, or tune in online. Catch up with us later right here.

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