NewsWorks Tonight, January 5, 2017 – Full Show


    Bobby Allyn looks into a group of Philadelphia businesses that are raising their base wages due to government inaction. Host Dave Heller speaks with NJSpotlight’s John Mooney about the debate surrounding charter schools in New Jersey. Avi Wolfman-Arent brings the story of an organization trying to turn good teachers into elite teachers. Julia Menzo, coordinator of Lutheran Disaster Response in Eastern PA, about a new app intended to help houses of worship protect against attacks. Mark Eichmann reports on Vice President Joe Biden’s recent meeting with athletes from his alma mater, the University of Delaware.

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