NewsWorks Tonight July 31, 2017 – Full Show


    Tom MacDonald reports Margate residents are up in arms after pooling water flooded their properties.  After a drowning on the Shore over the weekend, Justin Auciello tells us how to stay safe when encountering rip currents. Conrail began work today to clean up a stretch of railroad tracks in Philadelphia that’s been home to a vast encampment of heroin users. Joel Wolfram talked to homeless people who were being displaces and the outreach workers who were helping them find housing. Jim Saksa reports that  SEPTA Key kicks have a bad habit of creating new cards instead of refilling existing ones. Bobby Allyn reports that court appointment public defenders are not paid much for their assigned cases, and that’s not likely to change soon. Franklin Institute Chief Astronomer Derrick Pitts talks about the upcoming solar eclipse.

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