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Power Breakfast For July 20, 2010

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It's been three months exactly since the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded, and ignited an economic and environmental disaster of seemingly endless consequence. At noon today, a protest at a park across the street from the United States Senate will mark the occasion. Ted Glick of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network, points out it's also the 41st anniversary of Neil Armstrong landing on the moon...

Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports...

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Rita Dove: "Collected Poems: 1974 - 2004"

A conversation with Rita Dove, former U.S. poet laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winner.

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Frozen Food Fears: 4 Things To Know About The Listeria Recall

The FDA issued a massive recall of frozen fruits and vegetables this week. Here's what you need to know about the nasty bug that's causing all the problems.
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Back From The Breach: Moving The Federal Workforce Forward

A year after a massive cyber breach compromised the databases of the Office of Personnel Management, Kojo talks with OPM Acting Director Beth Cobert about her agency and key issues facing the federal workforce.

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Why Medical Error Is The Third Leading Cause Of Death In The U.S.

New research shows medical error is the third leading cause of death in the U.S., killing more than 250,000 people a year. Why there are so many mistakes, and what can be done to improve patient safety.

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