• March 16, 2015

    After devising winning 'Rube Goldberg' machine, Philly team off to national competition

    Teams of high school engineers from around Philadelphia submitted "Rube Goldberg" machines that competed to successfully erase an chalkboard...
  • March 16, 2015 |  CENTRE SQUARE BLOG

    Even the best of political reforms sits on shaky ground

    The ants will always get back into the kitchen. That's the sad truth about attempts to limit the corrupting effect that money has on the conduct...
  • March 13, 2015

    'Blurred Lines' and fuzzy logic on musical tributes; YikYak goes big time

    Will a lawsuit stemming from one of last year's biggest songs be a death knell for musical creativity, or is it just about paying more than respe...
  • March 13, 2015 |  LISTEN

    After filing deadline, what's next for Philadelphia's mayoral hopefuls?

    WHYY's Katie Colaneri talks with NewsWorks Tonight host Dave Heller about what to expect in the next few weeks.
  • March 13, 2015 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Poll: Deteriorating faith in American government is a major issue

    New March numbers indicate that dysfuntional government is the most important problem facing the country today in the eyes of the public.The economy a...
  • March 13, 2015 |  Keystone Crossroads

    Tax exemption payback could stabilize Pa. communities, some lawmakers say

    State lawmakers' proposals aim to help communities regain some tax revenue that's missed because nonprofits aren't required to pay property tax.
  • March 13, 2015

    Philly students take (many) steps to bring complicated world of Rube Goldberg to life

    For several months, high school students across Philadelphia have been trying to figure out the most complicated way to erase a chalkboard. On Saturd...
  • March 12, 2015 |  Listen

    Still no policy on use of personal email by officials in NJ

    Melissa Hayes, Statehouse bureau reporter for The Record, spoke with NewsWorks Tonight host Brad Linder about New Jersey officials communicating throu...
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