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    Newsworks Tonight, February 17, 2015 – Full Show

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    As Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian prepares for his State of the City Address, Newsworks’ Bobby Allyn finds that the city’s residents remain hopeful. Kevin McCorry reports that months of contentious debate will come to a head as the School Reform Commission considers applications for new charter schools. On this week’s edition of That’s History, host Dave Heller speaks with Jonathan Zimmerman, historian at New York University, about the origins of Presidents’ Day. Howard Shapiro returns from the Walnut Street Theater to give his review of a snazzy update to Noel Coward’s Private Lives. Sara Hoover sends Newsworks an audio postcard from Central High School, where 7th through 12th graders recently competed in the Philadelphia robotics championship.

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