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Power Breakfast For January 20, 2010

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The skittish are coming. The skittish are coming.

They hail from big cities, small towns, and hundreds of municipalities in between. The one thing just about all mayors have in common right now is...they're anxious. About jobs, energy policy, transportation...Today an annual three-day gathering of mayors in Washington kicks off with the release of a new report detailing the pace of economic recovery - city by city. Tomorrow the mayors meet with President Obama at the White House.

Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports...

NPR

'Deepwater Horizon' Director On The BP Oil Spill And The 'Addictive Dance' For Fuel

Peter Berg discusses his new film, which recreates the final hours of the oil rig that exploded and sank, causing the BP oil spill. Eleven rig workers died trying to prevent the disaster.
NPR

They Dreamed Of Sheep (Farming): Peek Inside An Alabama Dairy

Greg Kelly wanted out of corporate America for a lifestyle better suited to raising a family. So he and his wife launched Alabama's only sheep dairy. "We feel like we're really living now," she says.
WAMU 88.5

Protecting Our Data In An Era Of Increasing State-Sponsored Cyberattacks

Yahoo says information from 500 million users was stolen by hackers. This comes amid growing concern over intrusions into U.S. election systems. In an era of increasing state-sponsored cyber threats, protecting our personal data and the integrity of U.S. voting.

WAMU 88.5

Putting The Patient At The Center Of Local Health Care

From "concierge" services to iPads connecting new parents with their babies in the nursery, Kojo explores some of the patient-centered ideas coming from health care innovation labs at local hospitals.

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