NewsWorks Tonight April 24, 2017 – Full Show


    Tom MacDonald reports it’s a big week for sports fans in Philadelphia.  Joe Hernandez looks into what’s behind rosy job numbers in Camden.  Avi Wolfman-Arent visits a once-beleaguered South Philadelphia school that’s now bursting at the seams.  Joel Wolfram reports a group of pharmacy school students in Philadelphia is visiting drugstores in overdose hotspots to raise awareness about naloxone, the lifesaving drug that can revive people who OD.  Dave Heller talks with Masterman High School Junior Madalina Richardson, who’s representing Pennsylvania in the Poetry Out Loud national poetry recitation championship.  And Franklin-Institute Chief Astronomer Derrick Pitts takes a look skyward.

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