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Reporters’ Roundtable: Nat City and the NAACP

Posted Thursday, July 17, 2008

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In the news this week, National City's stock price tumbles on fears of a widespread banking crisis, meanwhile the state may be running out of money for unemployment benefits. An officer in Twinsburg is shot and killed. The shooter's lawyer says it was self defense. In Cincinnati, the NAACP welcomes presidential hopefuls Barack Obama and John McCain. On the weekly reporters roundtable, we'll get the backstories on all the week's news. Join us Thursday morning at nine on 90.3


Government/Politics, Courts/Crime - Fire/Law Enforcement, Regional Economy/Business - Analysis and Trends


Peter Krouse, business writer, The Plain Dealer
Howard Wilkinson, politics reporter, Cincinnati Enquirer
Jason Johnson, associate professor, political science, Hiram College
Rich Trexler, reporter, Akron Beacon Journal
Rick Karr, correspondent, Bill Moyers Journal

Additional Information

Read John McCain's speech to the NAACP.
Read Barack Obama's speech to the NAACP.
Read the latest on the death of Twinsburg police officer Joshua Miktarian.

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