NewsWorks Tonight, July 17, 2014 – Full Show


    Shirley Min reports on President Obama’s initiative to boost private investment in the nation’s infrastructure. Susan Phillips reports on the Commonwealth Court’s finishing touches on its ruling for Act 13, the state’s drilling law. Elizabeth Fiedler looks into the closing arguments from the federal trial of five former Philadelphia traffic court judges accused of engaging in a ticket-fixing scheme. Tom Macdonald reports on Philadelphia’s new construction regulations in the wake of last year’s building collapse. Elisabeth Perez Luna brings the story of a Liberian women’s chorus that aids the community in navigating immigrant life. Host Dave Heller speaks with filmmaker Steven Pressman, whose documentary, “50 Children: The Rescue Mission of Mr. and Mrs. Kraus,” was recently nominated for an Emmy. Peter Crimmins talks with storyteller John Charles, whose life was changed forever after he first played “The Legend of Zelda.”

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