NewsWorks Tonight, July 2, 2018

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The Democratic Party is seeing a surge of socialist-approved candidates win primaries, even in Pennsylvania. Politico’s Ryan Hutchins explains New Jersey’s new state budget, which comes after weeks of fighting between Governor Phil Murphy and lawmakers. A New Jersey nuclear power plant is shutting down, but its waste is here to stay. We head to the middle of the Delaware River, where a local mainstay is grilling up hot dogs and hamburgers. Speaking of dogs, Derrick Pitts, chief astronomer at the Franklin Institute, explains the astronomical significance of the ‘Dog Days of Summer.’

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