NewsWorks Tonight May 17, 2016 – Full Show


    Bobby Allyn reports the National Transportation Safety Board concluded today that the engineer of Amtrak train 188 was distracted by an incident involving a SEPTA train moments before the deadly derailment one year ago.  Katie Colaneri reports Philadelphia has denied an application for a permit for a group of anti-poverty activists to march through the city when the Democratic National Convention is in town.  Laura Benshoff reports local immigrant communities are apprehensive about an announced round of deportations.  NJ Spotlight’s John Reitmeyer joins us to discuss New Jersey’s auction of its broadcast frequencies.  Joe Hernandez profiles the primary race between Congressman Donald Norcross and rival Alex Law.  And Dave Heller talks with Kathryn Wilson, author of the book “Ethnic Renewal in Philadelphia’s Chinatown.”

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