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Aired: April 28, 2009 | Comments Off
5 Minutes with Ali Velshi

Reporter/Producer: Amanda Blitz
Camera: Alicia Tejada, Franz Strasser
Ali Velshi is a financial journalist at CNN. In our interview, he talks about the coverage of the current economic crisis and the state of financial journalism.

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Aired: April 28, 2009 | Comments Off
5 Minutes with Bob Epstein

Reporter/Producer: Franz Strasser
Camera: Julia Bottles, Linh Tran
Bob Epstein is the Executive Producer of NBC Nightly News. In our interview, he talks about the future of the evening newscast.

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Aired: April 24, 2009 | Comments Off
For Teens in Need, a Plan B

Reporter/Producer: Jennifer Austin
The morning after pill will soon be available over-the-counter to 17 year-olds nationwide. Jennifer Austin reports on the impact of this new age limit.

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Morningside, Top Stories »

Aired: April 24, 2009 | Comments Off
Buyer’s Market in Morningside Heights

Reporter: Ivonne Snavely
Producer: Julia Bottles
New York’s housing market has taken a hard hit, but there is now good news for renters and buyers in Morningside Heights. Ivonne Snavely reports.

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Aired: April 24, 2009 | Comments Off
Chrysler Faces Bankruptcy

Reporter/Producer: Rana Good
Chrysler faces bankruptcy while things look up for Ford. Rana Good reports.

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Aired: April 24, 2009 | 3 Comments
Swine Flu Outbreak

Reporter/Producer: Mark Kottler
Mexico closed schools Friday after 16 people died and more than 900 others became ill from a new strand of the swine flu. Americans are worried because cases are popping up in California and Texas. Mark Kottler reports.

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New Yorker of The Week, Top Stories »

Aired: April 24, 2009 | Comments Off
A Guardian Angel for Those Looking for a Second Chance

Reporter: Prune Perromat
Producer: Jessica Hopper
Our New Yorker of the week is a successful entrepreneur who’s found that she can run her business and do some good by employing former convicts. Prune Perromat reports from Harlem.

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Consumer Watch »

Aired: April 24, 2009 | Comments Off
Insuring Your Health During the Recession

Reporter: Kelly Asmuth
Producer: Faith Abubey
In the middle of a recession, nearly 47 million people in the U.S. are without health insurance. Kelly Asmuth breaks down the options New Yorker have to get covered, particularly after graduating or getting laid off.

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Aired: April 24, 2009 | Comments Off
Face Off Over Emissions Bill

Reporter/Producer: Franz Strasser
Friday on Capitol Hill, former Vice President Al Gore and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich voiced opposing views over legislation to reduce green house gases. Franz Strasser reports.

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Aired: April 24, 2009 | Comments Off
Taliban Close in on Islamabad

Reporter: Angel Canales
Producer: Fahad Farqui
A top U.S. official declared that Pakistan is in grave danger of being taken over by Islamic extremists. Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Admiral Mike Mullen said he’s extremely concerned and that the country is quite certainly moving closer to the tipping point. At the same time, many Pakistani families are concerned about their relatives back home. Angel Canales has more on the situation.

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