NewsWorks Tonight August 6, 2013 – Full Show

    Listen

    Emma Jacobs reports on Trenton’s requested forty-six million dollars to re-hire police officers.  Dave Heller talks with journalist Isaiah Thompson about the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office’s practice of seizing the homes of residents suspected of, but not necessarily charged with a crime. Phil Gregory profiles Sheila Oliver, U.S. Senate candidate from New Jersey.  Tom MacDonald surveys election and candidate awareness in South Jersey. Maiken Scott meets a Bucks County resident who does good deeds with day-old flowers. Peter Crimmins previews a film about jazz saxophonist John Coltrane’s time in Philadelphia.

    Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

    It will take 126,000 members this year for great news and programs to thrive. Help us get to 100% of the goal.