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10:58am

Fri January 20, 2012
Music

Remembering The Music Of The Matriarch Of The Blues

Etta James in 1990, performing in Normandie, France.
Roland Godefroy Creative Commons

Etta James, the legendary singer regarded as the 'Matriarch of the Blues', passed away on Friday, January 20th. She was 73 and leaves behind an incredible legacy of instantly recognizable performances.

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6:35am

Fri January 20, 2012
The Two-Way

VIDEO: Obama Sings In Harlem; Channels A Little Al Green

Originally published on Fri January 20, 2012 6:38 am

President Obama at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem on Thursday (Jan. 19, 2012).
Jewel Samad AFP/Getty Images
  • President Obama sings a little bit

Perhaps if things don't work out the way he hopes on Nov. 6, President Obama can be a backup singer someday.

Last night at a campaign fundraiser in Harlem's Apollo Theater, he briefly broke into song with a bit of Al Green's Let's Stay Together. The Associated Press has the video here.

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12:00am

Fri January 13, 2012
Whiteboard Video

Private Equity Explained

Private equity funds are groups of investors that flip companies for a profit. It’s the technique they use that makes them special, as senior producer Paddy Hirsch explains.

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8:30am

Sat January 7, 2012
Music

Weekend Audition: Richard Shindell & Ruthie Foster

Screen Capture of performance from Ruthie Foster's new live DVD/CD Ruthie Foster Live at Antone's.
via youtube.com

Two delightful new projects came in to KUNC this week-- the latest work from singer, songwriter and tale weaver, Richard Shindell and the dynamic Ruthie Foster.

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11:47am

Thu January 5, 2012
Whiteboard Video

What is Re-hypothecation?

The term Re-hypothecation came up a lot during the MF Global meltdown. It’s quite a common term in the securities market – but what does it mean? Marketplace Money senior producer Paddy Hirsch explains.

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