NewsWorks Tonight June 21, 2017 – Full Show


    Names of the jurors from the Bill Cosby trial are being released after Montgomery County Judge Steven O’Neill approved a request from several media organizations, including WHYY. Tom MacDonald reports on Philadelphia’s new initiative that is designed to give cash to businesses that hire people with criminal records. From WHYY’s Behavioral Health Desk, Anne Hoffman reports on National ASK Day which urges parents to prevent tragedy by simply asking: “Is there an unlocked gun in your home?” We talk to Michael Brody of Mental Health Partnerships about supporting long-term recovery outcomes for those in need. Avi Wolfman-Arent tells the story of choral director Dorina Morrow, who after 42 years is stepping down from Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts. Finally, Howard Shapiro reviews  Arden Theatre’s production of “Gypsy.”

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