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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Orchestra 2001 will perform on Sunday, April 22 at World Café Live, and Saturday, April 28 at the Fillmore.
17 hours agoListen 6:30
Washington Avenue has remained stubbornly industrial. Now developer Ori Feibush, president of OCF Realty, wants to transform it.
19 hours ago
A new play "¡Bienvenidos Blancos!, or Welcome White People!" tracks a descendant of the Cuban exodus as he re-assesses his feelings for the island nation.
22 hours agoListen 2:34
The ACLU suit says the system discriminates against students who are poor, disabled or learning English because it doesn’t provide the extra funding they need to succeed.
2 days ago
NewsWorks Tonight host Dave Heller sits down for his weekly conversation with Gallup's Frank Newport to talk about trends in U.S. opinion.
2 days agoListen 6:24
A federal judge has sentenced Mohammed Jabbateh to 30 years in prison for lying to U.S. immigration officials about being a brutal warlord during Liberia's first civil war.
3 days agoListen 1:46
Commissioner Richard Ross apologizes after previously defending police for their handling of the incident.
3 days agoListen 3:32
Even with jobs and plans for a future in Philly, some Puerto Rican evacuees face imminent homelessness
It’s been more than six months since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico. Yet some of the 900 families who came to Philadelphia looking for refuge, are still facing homelessness.
3 days agoListen 1:49
Evan and Darlene love each other. But they do not see eye to eye on safe injection sites. The debate has infused their conversations, in all hours of the day and night.
4 days agoListen 5:26
Is Philly better off with safer streets or faster moving traffic? At City Hall, it depends on who you ask
“What's the game plan for our vehicular traffic?”
“I’d like to reframe a bit,” Carroll began to respond.
4 days agoListen 1:59
Arresting officers 'may have gone according to policy, they may have followed the law, but they didn't have to do this,' says legal expert.
5 days agoListen 3:38
One passenger is dead after a Southwest Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Philadelphia Tuesday morning.
5 days agoListen 1:31
By admitting fault in arrest of two black men at Rittenhouse Starbucks, company may spare itself long-term damage to brand
In the wake the fiasco, Starbucks has scrambled to respond
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