NWT Full Show, Dec. 12, 2011


    Philadelphia’s Catholic community mourns for Cardinal John Foley, who passed away this weekend.  Benjamin Herold  takes us inside Sheppard Elementary, one of the schools recommended for closure by the School District of Philadelphia. Franklin Institute Chief Astronomer Derrick Pitts joins us on Skytalk. And Chris Satullo admits he has changed his mind about Congress’s proposed payroll tax cut in this week’s Centre Square essay.

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