NWT Full Show, Dec. 29, 2011


    Carolyn Beeler reports on a local advocacy group that played a key role in the FBI’s recent change to how rape is defined in crime reports. Tom MacDonald brings us a story about how Philadelphia’s pension program is allowing a City Council member to retire for two days, but then return to work. Dave Davies and Elizabeth Fiedler join us for an analysis of Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter’s first term in office. We hear what Nutter’s critics have to say, and what the Mayor has to say as well. Emma Jacobs takes us to a barge on the Delaware River where technicians are setting up fireworks to shoot off on New Year’s Eve. And Peter Crimmons reports on the economic challenges facing the Mummers who will hold their annual parade on New Year’s Day.

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