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Petraeus Plan for Iraq

Washington awaits General David Petraeus' September report on progress in the war in Iraq. The Los Angeles Times reports today on what he might recommend and on the debate within the White House over how to write the report.

Fuel of the Future?

Could coal be the fuel of the future? Jeff Goodell, author of "Big Coal: The Dirty Secret Behind America's Energy Future," argues that coal will be the future energy source for our technology obsessed society.

Toy Risks I

Dr. Tim Johnson of ABC News talks about the health risks associated with the toys subject to Mattel's massive recall.

Toy Risks II

Narayan Kaimal of Belmont, Massachusetts tells us about his son's encounter with tiny magnets from a party favor.

Crown Prince of Woodstock

Wavy Gravy is 71-years-old, but as Jon Kalish reports the hippie icon is still going strong with a slew of educational and social projects delivered in his trademark off-beat style.

Air Guitar Championship

On the eve of the U.S. Air Guitar Championship in New York City, we talk with Alexandra Lipsitz, director of "Air Guitar Nation." Also joining us is Bjorn Turoque, who came in second place at the international competition in Oulu, Finland.

This program aired on August 15, 2007.

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