NewsWorks Tonight is a daily radio show that showcases the best reporting and storytelling from WHYY’s talented staff of journalists. It also features WHYY projects StateImpact Pennsylvania, Keystone Crossroads, and PlanPhilly, and partners such as NJ Spotlight, Technically Philly, and Philadelphia Business Journal.
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Chief medical officer of new Pennsylvania dispensary is hoping doctors will begin recommending medical marijuana for patients instead of more addictive opioids.
3 days agoListen 1:55
NewsWorks Tonight host Dave Heller sits down for his weekly conversation with Gallup's Frank Newport to talk about trends in U.S. opinion.
4 days agoListen 6:13
The free clinic, in its fourth month, is packed into a side room of Henrietta Johnson Medical Center on New Castle Road.
4 days agoListen 3:00
By far the biggest hit is coming in Hunterdon County, a wealthy rural area of rolling hills and Delaware River-side towns.
4 days ago
Federal prosecutor opposes opening a facility for illegal drug use in Philadelphia. City officials say it's part of an effort to get users into treatment — and save lives.
5 days agoListen 2:22
Villanova students participating in “Red Thumbs Mars Garden Project” have been nurturing plants that might someday thrive in greenhouses 34 million miles from Earth.
6 days agoListen 1:58
For many children, it's an eye-opening experience just learning that they're not the only person who lost a parent.
7 days ago
Fishadelphia links fish harvesters in New Jersey with consumers in South Philadelphia. It's the city's first "fish-share" program, and it's run by South Philly students.
1 week agoListen 2:16
A civil suit claims a Sharon Hill man orchestrated the slaughter of 600 civilians during civil war in the African country.
1 week agoListen 2:19
Puerto Rico’s Governor to meet with city leaders on Friday, igniting hope of aid for Philly’s Maria evacuees
More than 800 families have evacuated from Puerto Rico to Philadelphia. And they’re still coming.
1 week agoListen 4:20
From ceremonial moments to candid interactions with family, the photographs document the daily life of President Barack Obama.
2 weeks agoListen 4:51
Opera Philadelphia presents 'Written on Skin,' featuring Ben Franklin's novel glass instrument.
2 weeks agoListen 3:00
Hundreds of thousands of pilgrims flocked to Philadelphia for the papal visit in 2015, but millions are expected for Thursday’s Super Bowl victory parade.
2 weeks agoListen 2:54
Instead of the roughly $1.5 billion deficit they had to contend with in the last budget, they're on track for a small surplus.
2 weeks ago