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  1. FSRN Newscast for Wednesday, August 5th

    FSRN - A grassroots media worker-run independent half hour newscast by tech

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  2. Bush era “terror memos” revealed

    The Justice Department released nine Bush Administration memos that justified broad Presidential powers after September 11. The memos state the President has the power to use the military within the United States against suspected terrorists, that the President has the right to conduct warrant-less surveillance and searches within the Untied States, and that First Amendment rights to free speech and freedom of the press could be suppressed. FSRN’s Leigh Ann Caldwell reports.

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  3. What would bank nationalization mean for taxpayers?

    from FSRN - A grassroots media worker-run independent half hour newscast by tech Testifying before the Senate, Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke backtracked from the possibility of bank nationalization, dismissing the idea that the government might need to take over some banks. But that doesn’t remove nationalization as an option moving forward. FSRN’s Leigh Ann Caldwell explains what the process might mean for US taxpayers.

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  4. Obama signs economic stimulus package into law

    President Obama was in Denver today, where he signed the $787 billion dollar economic stimulus legislation into law. Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, a building with hundreds of recently installed solar panels. Some 250 politicians, renewable energy advocates and industry representatives attended the signing. The final stimulus includes an estimated $78 billion for green initiatives, including clean energy and green transportation. After his trip to Colorado, President Obama heads to Arizona before going to Canada later this week.

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  5. Unemployment hits 16 year high

    FSRN - A grassroots media worker-run independent half hour newscast by syoung

    Unemployment is at a 16-year high, hitting 7.6 percent, after nearly 600,000 people lost work in January. 3.6 million have been laid off since the start of the recession in December 2007 – nearly half of those layoffs occurred in the past three months alone. Karen Miller has more.

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