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Friday, February 17, 2012

Listener Letters: From Stolen Bikes To Words With Friends

Listeners share their thoughts on the Obama Administration’s plan to set aside 2,100 square miles in the Atlantic Ocean. We also received a lot of feedback after our story about the underworld of stolen bikes. And our recent interview with New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli about traditional pension plans sparked a lively debate online. We also share the results of our Words With Friends battle with  William Spaniel, who uses game theory to win (does that count as cheating?).

Listeners tried to offer us advice, but William still whipped Robin and Here & Now producer Kevin Sullivan: 436 to 374! Here’s the final board:


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