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Friday, January 13, 2012

Mayor Bloomberg takes an accessible cab. (Kathleen Horan/WNYC)

Mayor Bloomberg’s State of the City address laid out plans for the future of the five boroughs. WNYC reporters discuss the progress he described and what’s next for his administration. Then, Dylan Ratigan of MSNBC discusses his new book on financial regulations. Plus: your calls on education as a civil right ahead of Martin Luther King Jr. Day; the latest from Iran, the death of nuclear scientists, and Stuxnet; and when was the last time you attended a performance which was interrupted by a cell phone?

The State of NYC Education

Beth Fertig, WNYC's education reporter and SchoolBook contributor, discusses the education proposals in Mayor Bloomberg's State of the City address.

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The State of the City

WNYC reporters Bob Hennelly and Ilya Marritz discuss the Mayor's State of the City address.

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Dylan Ratigan on "Greedy Bastards"

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Iranian Nuclear Scientist Killed

New York Times national security correspondent, Scott Shane, and senior staff writer for The Wall Street Journal covering the Middle East, Farnaz Fassihi, discuss the fallout from the killing of the Iranian nuclear scientist - and the global security implications. 

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Open Phones: Education and Civil Rights

In anticipation of the MLK event this weekend at the Brooklyn Museum, we ask: What would it take to make quality education a civil right for all Americans? Is it already?

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Open Phones: Stage Calls

Alan Gilbert halted a performance by the New York Philharmonic when a cell phone went off and didn't stop. WQXR host Naomi Lewin was there and reports back. Plus, listeners relate stories of performances that have been stopped by ringing cell phones.

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