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Thursday, February 12, 2009

WNYC reporter Bob Hennelly discusses some breaking details of Mayor Bloomberg’s re-election bid. Plus, New York Knicks power forward Al Harrington talks shoes and shoe-less feet. Check Out the Uncommon Economic Indicators Home Page and Add Your Story! New Feature: You can now call in your story to 1-800-543-2543!


Bob Hennelly

In The Running

WNYC's Bob Hennelly reports on some breaking news regarding Mayor Bloomberg's re-election bid, while Andrea Bernstein updates the latest in Paterson cabinet appointments and other state budget woes.

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YUEI: Mental Recession

Our Uncommon Economic Indicators project continues with a look at some of the listener stories that highlight the psychological toll the recession is taking, from increased stress and worry but also perhaps a greater sense of community. Plus, Robert Leahy, director of the American Institute for Cognitive Therapy, "Anxiety Files" ...

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Shoes To Fill

New York Knicks forward Al Harrington discusses his new low-cost shoe line and partnership with Samaritan's Feet to donate 1 million pairs of shoes around the world.

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Space Crash

A US satellite and a defunct Russian military satellite crashed on Tuesday. Andy Pasztor, Wall Street Journal reporter, and Gene Stansbery, program manager for orbital debris at NASA, discuss the first ever satellite accident in orbit.


Israel Moves Forward

Morton Klein, president of the Zionist Organization of America, looks at the gains by conservatives parties in this week's elections in Israel. Then, Mustafa Barghouthi, who came in 2nd in the 2005 Palestinian presidential elections, looks at the Israeli presidential election results and what it means for the ...

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Crafts & Arts

Faythe Levine, artist, photographer, filmmaker, curator and author of Handmade Nation: The Rise of DIY, Art, Craft and Design (Princeton Architectural Press, 2008), and Callie Janoff, co-founder and New York City Minister of the Church of Craft, talk about the new craft movement that weds DIY ...

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