NewsWorks Tonight, January 8, 2018

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The New Jersey prison system lifts a ban on a book about racial disparity in the justice system after complaints. Philadelphia’s prisons face criticism for their treatment of prisoners suffering from withdrawal. Research into the depiction of death in the media uncovers bias in the newsroom. The Free Library of Philadelphia names its new poet laureate. The scientific community doles out names to stars.

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