• March 25, 2017

    Combatting opioids with paint: Mural Arts sets up shop in heart of epidemic

    It has been all hands on deck as Philadelphia wrestles with a worsening opioid drug crisis, one that has caused more than 900 overdose deaths last yea...
  • March 24, 2017 |  NewsWorks Tonight

    For Rick Steves, travel informs his politics

    Rick Steves, prolific author, public television mainstay, and host of "Travel with Rick Steves" Sunday mornings at 5:00am on WHYY-FM, will v...
  • March 23, 2017

    Corruption probe suggests Philly-style politics has arrived in Allentown

    Allentown mayor Ed Pawlowski's aspirations to serve a fourth term took a hit Wednesday when the city's former managing director pleaded guil...
  • March 23, 2017

    Celebrating Benjamin Franklin Parkway's centennial with art, exhibits and fanfare

    To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, donors and institutions are planning a yearlong series of public art installation...
  • March 23, 2017 |  NewsWorks Tonight

    Philly election: How did the only person on the ballot get just 8%?

    Tuesday's special election for the 197th legislative district in Philadelphia is all the more unusual because the only candidate on the ballot ga...
  • March 22, 2017

    Area U.S. lawmakers weigh in on Trump 'sanctuary city' sanctions

    One of President Donald Trump's first official acts was signing an executive order to block funding to cities and counties that are accused of ha...
  • March 22, 2017 |  NewsWorks Tonight

    Candidates struggle to be known in N.J. gubernatorial race

    The race for governor in New Jersey is heating up. With the June 6 Primary loomingthe biggest challenge for the candidates right now is few voters kno...
  • March 21, 2017

    When helping others for a living becomes traumatic, experts prescribe self-care

    Social workers and therapists are there for others who are struggling. But what happens when those who give support start to feel burned out?
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