NewsWorks Tonight Full Show, Sept. 5, 2012

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    Emma Jacobs visits Pennsylvanians affected by the end of the state’s General Assistance program. Elizabeth Fiedler attends the first day of classes with students whose Catholic school got a reprieve from closure. Ed Silverman of NewsWorks partner NJ Spotlight discusses whether a drug firm’s expansion in New Jersey could spark a comeback for the pharmaceutical industry in the Garden State.  Maiken Scott reports on obesity experts concerns about the social acceptance of weight jokes.  Lari Robling gives tips on what to do with all those zucchini that show up this time of year.

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