NewsWorks Tonight July 13, 2014 -Full Show

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    Tom MacDonald attends the annual NAACP conference, reporting that this year’s event in Philadelphia includes a rallying call for change. Bobby Allyn reports on six Philadelphia police officers who – after being acquitted of corruption charges in May – won back their jobs. Host Dave Heller is joined by Dr. Lynn Karoly, author of a new study about the effectiveness and economic benefit of devoting resources to impoverished students. Maggie Freleng explains why some people are not so optimistic that a bill to cover all transition related medical procedures for transgender people in Pennsylvania will pass any time soon. Franklin Institute Chief Astronomer Derrick Pitts joins us with a weekly look at the skies. On this week’s Center Square commentary, Chris Satullo, WHYY’s vice president for news and civic dialogue, discusses truth in politics.

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