NewsWorks Tonight, July 2, 2014 – Full Show


    Kevin McCorry and Dave Heller review the latest Pennsylvania budget issues, including the proposed cigarette tax to fund the Philadelphia School District. Katie Colaneri investigates the Pennsylvania health department’s list of off-limit words for its staff, which includes several related to gas drilling. Aaron Moselle reports on the propane tank explosion on a Philadelphia food truck. Drexel University professor Yury Gogotsi explains the science of exploding laptop batteries to Dave Heller. On Story Corner, Nimisha Lavda recounts a story of teenage embarassment that turned out to be an act of kindness.  

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