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2:00am

Fri August 26, 2011
Around the Nation

Memorial Perpetuates Martin Luther King Jr.'s Work

David Greene visits the newest memorial on the National Mall. He talks to families about how to discuss the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial with young people. He also talks to civil rights veteran Lawrence Guyot about the statue, and working side by side with Dr. King in Mississippi in the early sixties.

2:00am

Fri August 26, 2011
Around the Nation

New York's Long Island Calls For Voluntary Evacuations

Hurricane Irene is likely to hit Long Island, New York, which has a lot of beach towns at great risk of damage from the storm. Charles Lane of member station WSHU talked to people in the community of Long Beach asking: "Will you stay or will you go?"

2:00am

Fri August 26, 2011
Politics

Perry's Presence Felt At Romney's N.H. Appearances

Former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney has been meeting with voters in New Hampshire. At this week's town hall sessions, he's faced tough questions about climate change and the future of Medicare and Social Security. Romney downplayed new polls showing he is no longer the GOP presidential frontrunner, thanks to a surge by new candidate Texas Gov. Rick Perry.

2:00am

Fri August 26, 2011
Business

The Last Word In Business

David Greene and Renee Montagne have the Last Word in business.

2:00am

Fri August 26, 2011
Business

Business News

David Greene has business news.

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