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ISIS and Syria; Social Media and School; Summer Businesses

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

As the kids get ready to go back to school, parents may fret about social media and too much smartphone time. Caroline Knorr, parenting editor for Common Sense, offers advice on how to deal with Twitter, Facebook and all the devices.  Plus:  the continuing crisis over ISIS; activist, comedian and NYS Democratic primary candidate for governor Randy Credico; and a check-in for all those warm weather-dependent business owners in this exceptionally cool summer. 

ISIS in Syria

Dion Nissenbaum, national security reporter for The Wall Street Journal, discusses the latest news on ISIS

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A Comedian Who's Serious About Running for Governor

The former political satirist Randy Credico wants to raise minimum wage, lower bus and subway fares, and legalize marijuana, and he's on the ballot for September 9th's primary.

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What's "Aggressive Liking"?

Caroline Knorr, Common Sense parenting editor, offers back-to-school advice on how kids use social media (and when parents should be concerned).

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Let's Talk About Talking About HPV

14 million people are infected with HPV every year. Dr. Paul Offit says doctors should talk about cancer -- and not sex -- when telling parents about the vaccine for teens.

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Taking the Temperature of Summer Businesses

Listeners report how this relatively cold summer has affected their summer businesses.

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