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Friday News Roundup - Hour 1

July 15, 2011

A panel of journalists joins Diane to talk about the week's top stories: Moody's moved closer to an unprecedented downgrade of U.S. debt amid deteriorating debt talks in Washington, President Obama's reelection campaign raised a record $86 million in the second quarter, and Senate Democrats called for an inquiry into alleged hacking of 9/11 families' phones by Rupert Murdoch's NewsCorp.

Putting Americans Back to Work

July 13, 2011

What it will take to put Americans back to work. How tax and trade policies, government spending and advances in technology affect the U.S. job market.

James O'Shea: "The Deal From Hell"

June 27, 2011

The former editor of the Chicago Tribune and Los Angeles Times describes the decline of the modern American newspaper industry. Why he blames greed, incompetence and corruption - not the Internet.

Spotlight on Puerto Rico

June 15, 2011

President Obama's official visit to Puerto Rico is the first by a sitting American president in five decades. An update on the U.S. territory's economy, political status and relationship to the mainland.

Job Growth

June 13, 2011

Dallas Federal Reserve economists say Texas led the way in net new job creation over the last two years: Why some states fare better than others in driving job growth, and overall prospects for U-S workers.

Environmental Outlook: America's Wilderness

June 7, 2011

Environmental Outlook: The debate over protecting and using millions of acres of wild lands in the United States.

Consequences of Europe's E. Coli Outbreak

June 6, 2011

A outbreak of E. coli has affected people in 12 countries, mostly in Europe. An update on the outbreak and food safety concerns at home and abroad.

The Fed: Policy and Transparency

April 28, 2011

For the first time in the Fed's 98-year history, the chairman holds a news conference. What the move toward greater transparency means for economists, analysts and average investors.

James Stewart: "Tangled Webs"

April 26, 2011

What Martha Stewart, Bernie Madoff, Barry Bonds and I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby have in common. An exploration of perjury and false statements.

The BP Oil Disaster: One Year Later

April 19, 2011

The B.P. oil disaster one year later: The current environmental and economic health of the Gulf region, plus what has changed for the offshore oil drilling industry.

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