Bridgegate Week Six; Regional Greetings; The All-or-Nothing Marriage

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Today's show is guest-hosted by WNYC's Anna Sale. Find out more about Anna here

The Bridgegate scandal is now in its sixth week. New Jersey Public Radio reporters discuss the latest investigations. Plus: a Northwestern University professor claims that marriages today have the potential to be more successful than ever before but at a higher cost.

Bridgegate: Week Six

New Jersey Public Radio reporter Matt Katz and managing editor, Nancy Solomon cover the latest in the investigations into the lane closures in Fort Lee as the Bridgegate scandal is now in its sixth week.

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It's (Almost) Mid-Term Time

Mara Liasson, NPR national politics correspondent, discusses the latest news out of Washington, previews the 2014 races to watch, and calculates how Democrats and Republicans are going to position themselves on immigration, inequality, and more.

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What Comes After "Hello"?

Do you say, "Where are you from?" or "Where do you live?" or "What's your church?" The regional differences in the greetings we give say a lot about us.

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The All-Or-Nothing Marriage

Dr. Eli J Finkel, professor of psychology and professor of management and organizations at Northwestern University discusses his piece in The New York Times which argues marriage today isn't better or worse than ever before - it's both. He also explains the widening gap between marriages that succeed and marriages that fail.

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Why Your Con Ed Bill Spiked This Month

Some people's Con Ed bills are much higher than they were at this time last year - and (spoiler alert) it's related to the frigid temperatures.

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