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Friday, October 26, 2007

What does Sex and the City have to do with underfunded pensions? City Journal writer Kay Hymowitz tells guest host Mario Murillo why Carrie Bradshaw might be to blame. Plus, three of New York’s top female chefs; is Merril Lynch moving?; setting bail fairly; no-email Fridays and Hillary turns 60.

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Kay Hymowitz

Merrill Lynch to Leave Downtown

Charles Bagli, New York Times reporter, discusses the expected move by Merrill Lynch out of downtown Manhattan and looks into what this will do to development in the area.

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Bail: How Much is Too Much?

Jarrett Murphy, investigations editor at City Limits, examines how setting bail can result in injustice to the poor in his article “How Bail Punishes The Poor.”

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She-Chefs

Is there gender bias in New York’s restaurant kitchens? Rebecca Charles, chef/owner of Pearl Oyster Bar, Anita Lo, chef/co-owner of Annisa, and April Bloomfield, chef/co-owner of the Spotted Pig, talk about why there are so few women chefs in New York.

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First She Takes Manhattan

Kay Hymowitz, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and contributing editor of City Journal, says young single women like the Sex and the City character Carrie Bradshaw represent a worldwide "New Girl Order."

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Open Phones: Happy Birthday Hillary!

Listeners who are over 60 call in and give advice to Hillary Clinton, who is celebrating her sixtieth birthday.

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No-Email Friday

Sue Shellenbarger, who writes the "Work and Family" column for the Wall Street Journal, on why some companies are going without emails on Fridays.

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