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Friday, August 20, 2010

The Healthcare Reform Bill has been the law for five months, but many Americans don’t know how it affects their own situation. Hear about how uninsured New Yorkers could be benefiting from reform today. Plus, looking at typos in public places around the country; handicapping all the candidates in the 31st district State Senate race; and your phone calls on follow-up Friday: who is the first member of your family to go to college?

Roger Clemens Indicted

Former Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens was indicted yesterday on multiple charges of lying to Congress about his use of illegal performance-enhancing drugs. Sportswriters Michael O'Keeffe of the Daily News and William C. Rhoden  of the New York Times discuss the indictment and what we now know about baseball's steroids era.

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Health Reform in New York

Jim Knickman, CEO and president of the non-profit New York State Health Foundation, talks about how uninsured New Yorkers can benefit from federal health reform.

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Following Up: First To Go To College

A call-in for those who were the first in their family to go to college.

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Breaking Down the 31st State Senate Race

Edward-Isaac Dovere, editor of City Hall, a monthly publication focused on New York politics and policy, discusses the many different candidates running for State Senate in the 31st district.

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Middle East Peace

Daniel Levy, Co-Director of the Middle East Task Force at the New America Foundation, discusses Hillary Clinton’s announcement this morning of renewed Middle-East peace talks.

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Open Phones: Lower Manhattan Residents on Park51

The controversy over the proposed development of the Park51 Islamic cultural center continues, with voices from around the country weighing in. But what about those who live within a few blocks of the proposed site? We take calls from lower Manhattan residents.

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Typos Beware

Jeff Deck and Benjamin Herson, members of the Typo Eradication Advancement League (TEAL) and co-authors of The Great Typo Hunt: Two Friend's Changing the World, One Correction at a Time discuss their project to fix typos in signs across the country.

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