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Jerome Vaughn

News/Program Director, WDET-FM

Jerome Vaughn appears in the following:

Royal Bank of Scotland claims record deficit for a British company

Thursday, February 26, 2009

The Royal Bank of Scotland has announced the largest annual loss in corporate history in the United Kingdom. The Royal Bank of Scotland said it will insure assets worth 325 billion po...

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Out Take: A look at how the stimulus funds will affect early childhood education

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Now that the American Recovery Reinvestment Act has been passed into law, the Department of Education has been given an unprecedented injection of money. Secretary of Education Arne D...

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Americans won't stop squeezing the Charmin, despite the environmental impact

Thursday, February 26, 2009

We are all learning to make sacrifices for the sake of the environment, but one thing Americans have a hard time cutting corners on is their toilet paper. This national desire to have...

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The Congressional Black Caucus to meet with President Obama

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Today President Obama meets with the 42 black lawmakers who comprise the Congressional Black Caucus. Established 40 years ago, does the Congressional Black Caucus have more legislativ...

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Defending grammar one apostrophe at a time

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Between texting, instant messages, and, LOL!, the web, grammar has been under a steady onslaught in our modern times. This slow erosion of the language is too much for some and a smal...

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How will the president deal with troop pull-out in Iraq?

Thursday, February 26, 2009

President Obama announced an August 2010 deadline for withdrawing troops from Iraq. Michael O'Hanlon, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution has written an op-ed piece in today'...

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Fifty years after Thelonious Monk's landmark Town Hall concert

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Fifty years ago this week, virtuoso jazz pianist Thelonious Monk gave a landmark concert at New York City’s Town Hall. It was a coming-out for an underground jazz scene called bebop. ...

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Tiger Woods out of the rough and ready for battle

Thursday, February 26, 2009

After eight long months recuperating from reconstructive knee surgery, Tiger Woods returned to the green yesterday. The golf world welcomed him back with open arms as the games starte...

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Bangladesh prime minister threatens tough action on border guards

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh warned that she'd take tough action against a mutiny by paramilitary border security guards if they did not surrender their weapons immediat...

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Fight for your right to buy underwear privately

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Women are prohibited from doing many things in Saudi Arabia, among them driving and being alone with a man they are not related to. How do women there decide what freedoms are worth f...

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A poet discusses how to soothe an anxious spirit

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Literature can be a source of comfort in difficult times. Poet Elizabeth Alexander, who read her poem “Praise Song for the Day” at the inauguration of President Barack Obama, joins Jo...

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Somalian town falls to Islamist militia in ongoing struggles

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

This week, the U.S. is using diplomacy with Pakistan and Afghanistan to battle Islamic extremism, but on another front of that fight, tensions in Somalia boiled over. Today, an Islami...

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Pakistan's foreign minister visits Washington

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

In his address last night, President Obama mentioned the need to forge a new strategy in Pakistan. This statement came while the foreign ministers of both Pakistan and Afghanistan are...

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Give me money or give me death: States weigh banning death penalty to save costs

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

As the economic downturn hits the states, some governors are considering an unusual cost-cutting measure: abolishing the death penalty. Since capital cases cost three times as much as...

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Dalai Lama puts Tibetan New Year celebrations on hold

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Today is the Tibetan New Year, but the Dalai Lama has put celebrations on hold. He's called instead for a commemoration of those killed in a crackdown on demonstrators on this holiday...

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Iran test drives a nuclear reactor

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

For over thirty years, Iran has been working on a nuclear reactor. They claim that the facility will be used to provide energy to the country, but the West is clearly skeptical. Today...

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Japanese Prime Minister becomes first official visitor to the Obama White House

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Yesterday, President Obama welcomed Japanese prime minister Taro Aso to the White House. This meeting came hot on the heels of Secretary of State Clinton making Japan the first stop o...

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Out Takes: How the stimulus package is pushing technology in education

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

A $5 billion grant to states is helping schools develop data networks to monitor students’ progress and keep track of tests mandated under the No Child Left Behind legislation. New Yo...

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Ypsilanti, anyone? Guest host WDET news program director Jerome Vaughn demystifies Detroit pronunciation for The Takeaway

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

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Caring for the least of us: The ethics of health care reform

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

President Obama will move to tackle health care next week and he is expected to touch on the subject in his address to Congress tonight. He announced Monday that he will convene a sum...

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