Newsworks Tonight, June 21, 2013 – Full Show


    On this episode of NewsWorks Tonight, Holly Otterbein reports on a standoff between the Philadelphia School District and its teachers union over contract givebacks.

     Mark Eichmann from the Delaware desk brings a report on delays for construction of legal marijuana dispensaries in that state. Peter Crimmins talks with Murmur-ation, a string quartet with an interesting improvisational take on music.

    Elizabeth Fiedler discusses how Philadelphia blew its big shot at being the on-location film setting for Brad Pitt’s new blockbuster World War Z.

    On this week’s edition of “What Are We Thinking?”, Gallup Poll editor-in-chief Frank Newport explains the national sentiment toward taxes on sugary drinks now that obesity has been recognized as a disease.

    Finally, in a new segment called Sleuth, contributor Janis Chakars seeks the roots behind a popular Philadelphia slang term.

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