NewsWorks Tonight July 7, 2014 – Full Show


    Holly Otterbein reports fewer low income and Latino residents of Philadelphia are signing up for the Philadelphia property tax homestead exemption than the rest of the city.  Mary Cummings-Jordan visits Bay Point, New Jersey, where homeowners are considering whether to take buyouts from the state and leave their flood-prone homes.  Chris Satullo considers the wisdom of the idea of so-called “planned retreat” from the shore due to sea level rise.  Franklin Institute Chief Astronomer Derrick Pitts tells us about how climatologists are using caches of carbon dioxide across the globe to study climate change.  And first time author Jeff Oppenheimer talks about his book “That Nation Might Live: A Story of Motherhood, Abraham Lincoln, and the Civil War.”

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