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Congress Investigates The Digital Currency Bitcoin

Thursday, August 15, 2013

This month, it seems, Bitcoin hit the big time. A federal judge declared that Bitcoins are in fact a recognized form of currency, and Bloomberg Terminal actually created a Bitcoin ticker. The Senate Committee on Homeland Security is beginning an investigation into the digital currency and how it can be regulated. Jeffrey Robinson, author of "The Laundrymen" joins us to discuss the future of regulating a currency based on anonymous exchanges of money.

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Worker Dies in Brooklyn Building Collapse

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Investigators continued to sift through the rubble of the Brighton Beach building that collapsed, killing one worker and injuring four others.