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Tuesday, November 11, 2008

As the financial crisis stretches across all NYC city services, your commute may be affected. The MTA’s latest budget crunch could lead to higher fares, East River tolls may go up, and even congestion pricing isn’t fully off the table. Plus, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner John Burns reflects on three decades of reporting in China, Afghanistan, Yugoslavia and Iraq.

What's Next for Defense?

John Bennett, staff writer for Defense News, previews the Defense Department under the Obama Administration.

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Education Benefits for Vets

Patrick Campbell, Chief Legislative Counsel for the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, talks about the education benefits veterans are entitled to, now and under the new GI bill that goes into effect next year.

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Old President, Meet the New President

John McKinnon, White House Correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, discusses the details of the meeting between President Bush and President-Elect Obama and highlights some of the key policy differences that are coming to the forefront. What do you think: Should taxpayers bail out the auto industry? Comment ...

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Word from Abroad

John Burns, London bureau chief for the New York Times, reflects on his work in China, Afghanistan, Yugoslavia, and Iraq.

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Number Crunch

John Liu, NYC Councilman (D-20th, Queens) and Josh Robin, NY1 reporter, discuss the MTA budget crunch, East River tolls and congestion pricing, and if Albany can overturn the term limits extension.

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Open Phones: Thicker than Voting?

Barack Obama and George Bush have met face-to-face. Are you finding post-election reconciliation in your life? Are you part of a Red/Blue family that has since made nice?
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