NewsWorks Tonight, September 7, 2017 – Full Show


We hear a summary of day two of the corruption trial of U.S. Senator Bob Menendez.  Puerto Rico is spared extensive damage from Hurricane Irma.  Philadelphia’s Police Commissioner announces an internal investigation into the fatal shooting of David Jones. Local agencies respond to the Federal government’s pulling back of funding for Affordable Care Act enrollment staffing and advertising. A group of North Philadelphia residents takes a stand against “stop and go” stores selling alcohol, where patrons stay and drink.  Philadelphia Inquirer architecture critis Inga Saffron discusses the history, goals, shortcomings, and future plans and possibilities of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.  We visit the rehearsal of a new theatre company,  Die-Cast, debuting at the Fringe Festival.

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