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Thursday, October 09, 2008

30 Issues in Thirty Days continues with a look at what the candidates say about technology and infrastructure, plus what do tomorrow's cities need? Also, fact-checking the debates and checking in on statewide races where the Democrats are hoping to take control of the New York State Senate.

This Friday's Wiki-produced 30 Issues in 30 Days segment is on Oil and Alternative Energy.
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Money for Something

Diane Brady, senior editor at Business Week, looks at the provision in the bailout plan that allows the Treasury to inject cash directly into banks in exchange for ownership stake. And, today marks the return of short-selling. What will be the immediate effect on the stock market?

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Battle for Senate Control

New York State capitol reporter Rick Karlin and political writer Irene Liu, both at the Albany Times Union, look at the chances of the New York State Senate changing hands in the November elections.

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Fact Check

Politifact's Bill Adair, the weekly guest until Election Day, brings his Truth-O-Meter to fact-check some recent campaign claims.

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30 Issues in 30 Days: Why Infrastructure Matters

David Mongan, president of the American Society of Civil Engineers, talks about why infrastructure matters and how we got to where we are in the United States in terms of our infrastructure.

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What will the next president do to deal with crumbling infrastructure? Douglas Holz-Eakin, senior ...

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