NewsWorks Tonight October 7, 2013 – Full Show


    Dave Davies brings us up to speed on the firing of Philadelphia Inquirer Editor Bill Marimow.  Tracey Samuelson reports a non-profit is trying to plan how to fund cleanup from the next big storm.  Taunya English reports medical marijuana patients are anxiously awaiting the latest dispensary opening in New Jersey.  Peter Crimmins visits a legendary Philadelphia area high school drama program whose retiring instructor is the subject of a new book.  Franklin Institute Chief Astronomer Derrick Pitts tells us what the federal shutdown may mean for a planned mission to Mars.  And Chris Satullo takes a look back at the long and illustrious career of WHYY Digital Artist-in-Residence Tony Auth.

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