NewsWorks Tonight, July 15, 2014 – Full Show


    Tom Macdonald gives an update on the deadline looming over the sale of Philadelphia GasWorks. Christiano Lima reports on the history of trauma that may have influenced Philadelphia’s Liberian community and their response to July 5th fatal fire. the discussion continues as Dave Heller speaks with Julie Campbell, coordinator of Trauma Focused Projects at the Children’s Crisis Treatment Center, Dahn Dennis, President of the Liberian Association of Pennsylvania, and Councilman Kenyatta Johnson of the Southwest Philadelphia district whtere the fire took place. Keystone Crossroads’ Irina Zhorov reports on the difficulty many employers have in finding qualified manufacturing employees. On this week’s edition of That’s History, Chris Satullo speaks with historian Jonathan Zimmerman from New York University about religious inclusion when it comes to public school days off.

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