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Femi Oke

News host and Reporter for The Takeaway

Femi Oke appears in the following:

Live from the Kennedy Library in Boston

Friday, August 28, 2009

We go this morning to Sean Corcoran, senior reporter with WCAI, Cape and Island Radio. He joins us live from the Kennedy Library in Boston, where the body of Senator Ted Kennedy lies ...

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Dominick Dunne Dies at 83

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Dominick Dunne, writer for Vanity Fair magazine and best-selling author of crime stories about the rich and famous, died yesterday at age 83 in his home in Manhattan. He's well-known ...

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GDP Numbers Appear Somewhat Less Bad

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Estimates for today's second quarter GDP numbers will show a decline of somewhere between one percent and 1.5 percent. That’s a sharp improvement – or at least a smaller worsening – a...

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Health Care Reform: The Chronically Ill

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Part three of our week-long series of round tables brings to the discussion a group likely too-familiar with the health care system: people with long-term illnesses. Robert Groth, of...

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Political Climate in Afghanistan Post-Election

Thursday, August 27, 2009

We've been following news coming in from post-election Afghanistan all morning. From Kabul we talk to Chris Morris, BBC's South Asia reporter, about the casualty count among coalition...

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Boston and Cape Cod Mourn Senator Kennedy

Thursday, August 27, 2009

At the JFK Library and Museum in Boston, mourners are lining up to view the body of Senator Kennedy, who will lie in repose later today. To set the scene, Emily Rooney, host of WGBH's...

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Senator Kennedy's Irish History

Thursday, August 27, 2009

As President Barack Obama has become a symbol for millions in his father's homeland, Kenya, the Kennedy family was a symbol of success for millions in Ireland. Throughout his career, ...

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Take Two Tablets; Call Me on September 9th

Thursday, August 27, 2009

The Apple Tablet: an all-in-one multimedia device with a touch pad you use like an iPhone and a screen the size of a laptop. If were to exist, someday, it might have a movie player, a...

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Hamid Karzai's Notorious Running Mate

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Afghan President Hamid Karzai's been surrounding himself with a number of figures with checkered pasts, including his running mate, ex-militia chief Mohammad Fahim. James Risen, inves...

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Hospitals Brace for Predicted H1N1 Influx

Thursday, August 27, 2009

This week, a presidential panel warned that the H1N1 virus could kill up to 90,000 Americans and send 200,000 to the hospital. Joining us to discuss these alarming figures (which he s...

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Young Voices, Health Care Choices

Thursday, August 27, 2009

All this week we've been speaking to different groups affected by the debate over health care reform. Today we turn to young people. What we've been hearing – from those generally he...

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Being Literally Sick of the Economy

Thursday, August 27, 2009

For our Thursday work segment, we're talking about how work, or the lack of it, puts a strain on mental health. Some health experts say that stress from a recession can negatively imp...

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Will Obama Administration Unveil Middle East Peace Plan?

Thursday, August 27, 2009

The Obama administration wants Israel to stop all construction in the West Bank as a precondition to resuming peace talks with the Palestinians. That's partly why Israeli Prime Minist...

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William Weld Pays Homage to Ted Kennedy

Thursday, August 27, 2009

The “Lion of the Senate” was known for tussling fearlessly with all comers. He wasn’t scared to take fights right to the top, as in his famous speech in 2007 at the National Press Clu...

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Kennedy Leaves Big Shoes to Fill

Thursday, August 27, 2009

For 47 years, Senator Edward Kennedy was a passionate advocate of liberal causes. Today, he leaves an enormous void, which Massachusetts Democrats will have to fill. For a look at who...

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Decoding the Latest Economic Numbers

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Home price indexes, GDPs and jobless claim numbers are all coming in this week. Sure, the numbers look good, but what does it all mean in practical terms? Can the worst of the economi...

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Health Care Reform: Small Business Owners

Thursday, August 27, 2009

As part of our week-long series of health care roundtables, we’re talking with small business owners about how they want to see reform take shape. Small businesses employ about half o...

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After Kennedy's Death, Health Care Reform in Flux?

Thursday, August 27, 2009

In his 47 years in the U.S. Senate, Senator Edward Kennedy had become a powerful force in Washington politics.  Of the many issues he worked on, Kennedy repeatedly called reforming th...

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Kennedy's Endorsement of Obama for the Presidency

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

We talk with Hilary Shelton, director of the NAACP Washington Bureau and Emily Rooney, host of WGBH's Greater Boston. They tell us about the the impact of Senator Kennedy's endorsemen...

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Kennedy's Irish Legacy, Presidential Run

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

We speak again with Kevin Cullen, columnist for the Boston Globe, about Senator Kennedy's place in Northern Ireland's politics.  Some politicians thought Kennedy agreed with the IRA'...

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