NewsWorks Tonight August 17, 2015 – Full Show


    Jon Hurdle joins us to discuss new recommendations around oil trains that run through Philadelphia and other parts of Pennsylvania.  Bobby Allyn previews tomorrow’s court appearance for Congressman Chaka Fattah.  Elana Gordon reports on a new White House initiative aimed at reducing fatal heroin overdoses.  Joe Hernandez reports the Diocese of Camden is using the pope’s upcoming visit to highlight poverty in the region.  Franklin Institute Chief Astronomer Derrick Pitts takes us to a planet with two suns.  And Chris Satullo broaches a difficult subject with a controversial proposal.

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