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Rundown for February 4, 2011

Music From The Show

On Friday we heard from The Lickets, Pink Floyd and more.

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A Closer Look At U.S. Military Colleges That Train Egypt’s Troops

The Egyptian military sends its best and brightest young officers to the U.S. for training at American military schools such as West Point, the Army War College and National Defense University. We take a look at what lessons these officers bring back to Egypt.

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Protesters Push On During 'Day Of Departure' In Egypt

In what anti-government protesters have dubbed the “day of departure,” the largest crowds since demonstrations began 11 days ago descended on Cairo’s Tahrir Square. But will it be enough to force President Hosni Mubarak from office today?

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Author Describes ‘Dark Side’ Of The Internet

Are Facebook and Twitter breathing life into protest movements in the Middle East? Or, as author Evgeny Morozov argues, does the Internet give oppressive governments a way to crack down on the masses?

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Super Bowl's Pre-Pre-Game Show Brought To You By Rent-A-Center

Super Bowl commercials have become must-see TV for many, but some advertisers are finding a new way to get their message to consumers: by producing television shows themselves.

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In Snowy Winter, It’s Good To Be A Roofer

As seemingly endless winter storms come and go, the deep blanket of snow atop many buildings has melted and frozen, creating cracks and leaks and causing roofs to cave in. About the only people who aren’t fed up with the dumping of snow is those that work in the roofing business.

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