NewsWorks Tonight October 9, 2015 – Full Show


    Aaron Moselle reports on a multi-million dollar redevelopment project slated for a tract of land that was once home to a neighborhood that was literally sinking.  Tom MacDonald has an update on the status of the Pennsylvania Convention Center since a new labor agreement designed to ease the convention planning process came into effect.  Mark Eichmann explains a new study from the University of Delaware that suggests that Facebook comments on presidential candidates’ posts can have a larger effect on potential voters than the posts themselves.  The Gallup Poll will no longer conduct “horserace” polls, surveys of the people on which candidate they would vote for if the election were held today, details the poll’s Editor-in-Chief, Frank Newport.  Howard Shapiro reviews a rarely performed musical, “High Society,” which features the songs of Cole Porter.  A musical tribute to Frank Sinatra will serve as the backdrop for an unusual wedding this weekend. As Peter Crimmins reports, the concertmaster of the Philly Pops orchestra will marry one of the orchestra’s violinists during a celebration of what would be the crooner’s 100th birthday.

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