NewsWorks Tonight, August 17, 2018

Listen 21:04

Prison officials are considering moving some inmates out of state as a temporary solution to staffing issues. Journalist Maura Ewing explains how criminal defendants are paying service charges and bail fees …even when they’re found to be innocent. Changes in the global recycling market mean people might have to keep a closer eye on what they take to the curb. Frank Newport, editor-in-chief at the Gallup Poll, provides a detailed look at America’s Catholic demographic. The Middletown Grange Fair in Bucks County turns 70 years old this weekend.

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