NewsWorks Tonight, December 22, 2017

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Temple University looks into a program that reduced gun violence in South Philadelphia. Frank Newport, editor-in-chief at the Gallup Poll, joins the show to discuss reactions to the tax reform bill. Areas near Pennsylvania’s colleges and university are seeing a boom, but affordable housing in those areas are in decline. Many scientists are recognizing glitter as a threat to the Earth’s waterways. A local holiday tradition is saved thanks to a group of boatmakers.

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