NFL Draft May Leave New York

  HOST INTRO: The three-day NFL Draft kicked off last night. Team managers signed the best college football players who proudly displayed their new jerseys for the crowds at Radio City Music Hall. Hilary Brueck reports the draft has morphed into an event that may even be outgrowing New York City.   BRUECK: What started […]

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Interview: Botched Oklahoma execution sparks debate about lethal injection

HILARY: The Oklahoma execution that went awry Tuesday night has re-sparked international debate over lethal injection. Today, a spokesman for the United Nations Human Rights Commission in Geneva said the botched execution could amount to cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment. One of the problems with the execution was the lack of appropriate drugs. BACK ANNOUNCE: […]

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The darker effects of tanning

Host Intro: RAYMOND: For some who use tanning booths, the appeal is more than just looking good, it makes them feel good too. But there are health risks associated with getting an unnatural glow. CAROLINE: Yesterday, Hollywood Tans agreed to stop selling their unlimited tanning packages, after the New York Attorney General found they were […]

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Study: fresh fruits and vegetables combat childhood obesity

HOST INTRO: Fresh fruits and vegetables may be part of the solution to America’s childhood obesity problem, a new study finds. Hilary Brueck has the story. According to the study in the journal Pediatrics, places with a lot of obese kids need more people like Juan. (fade up street ambi) JUAN “One dollar strawberry, one dollar!” (fade […]

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New generation of tech led by $19 billion Whatsapp

HOST: The social media industry’s buzzing this week over Facebook’s announcement it’s buying Whatsapp for $19 billion dollars. That’s a pretty big price tag for something that’s basically a cheaper version of a text message. At Social Media Week in Chelsea, it seemed these kinds of apps geared for smaller communications,  as opposed to the […]

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