NewsWorks Tonight, August 24, 2015 – Full Show

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    Dave Davies recounts Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s preliminary hearing in Montgomery County, on charges she leaked secret grand jury information and lied about her actions under oath. Taunya English reports that Philadelphia’s rate of childhood obesity is improving. Tom MacDonald visits Philadelphia inmates who have made a special chair for Pope Francis. In his Centre Square commentary, Chris Satullo considers the presidential candidates who are touting their business acumen, and suggests others who could have a stronger claim. On SkyTalk, Dave Heller and the Franklin Institute’s Derrick Pitts discuss how astronomers are re-thinking the way they name the components of the solar system. And we hear an audio postcard from Philadelphia residents living on the Delaware River.

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