The Energy Drill

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Tuesday, August 05, 2008

In a surprise move, Barack Obama changed course on his energy policy and now favors controlled offshore oil drilling. We’ll discuss the impact of his stance on his presidential campaign. Plus, find out who’s the most connected person in your office (hint: it’s probably not your boss).

New HIV/AIDS Numbers

The Center for Disease Control released a new report Saturday revealing a 40% higher HIV infection rate in the US than previously thought. Dr. Monica Sweeney, Assistant Commissioner for the Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention Control for the NYC Department of Health, and Marjorie Hill, CEO of Gay Men's ...

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Obama's Energy Policy

Senator Barack Obama's new energy plan supports limited offshore oil drilling. Dr. Joseph Romm, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, and Ken Green, Resident Scholar at American Enterprise Institute, discuss the impact of his compromise on the presidential race.

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Prostate Findings

Durado Brooks, Director of Prostate and Colo-Rectal Cancers for the American Cancer Society's National Home Office discusses new Prostate Cancer screening guidelines.

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Social Synapses

The super connector of any social group has a lot of influence, but most likely is not the person sporting the biggest paycheck. WIRED magazine contributor Clive Thompson breaks down the good, the bad, and the intimate science of reality mining.

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Bye Bye Brewery?

When Steve Hindy, co-founder of the Brooklyn Brewery began scouting the borough for locations to expand, he kept coming up short. The search begged the question, is there no future left for light manufacturing in Brooklyn? Also in conversation, Adam Friedman, executive director of the New York ...

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Open Phones: Hillary's first order of business.

We take your phone calls on the following question: which issues do you think Senator Clinton should focus on now that the time-intensive primaries are over?

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Steve Hindy

Steve Hindy

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Steve Hindy, co-founder of the Brooklyn Brewery, joined us on Tuesday to discuss his company and its search for a new location in New York City.




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