Show rundown for 12/18/2003

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Make Way for the Flu

The flu is making its way across the country. We check in with an emergency room about what doctors and nurses are seeing.

Flu Vaccine Shortage

If you want a vaccine injection, you may be out of luck. The government is importing vaccines from Canada and Great Britain.

Maine Shoemakers Get Bonus

SAS Shoemakers in Pittsfield Maine give their employees $1,000 for each year of work.

Local Living Economies

What is the role of locally-owned small businesses? And are these types of companies more difficult to find in the age of Walgreens and Starbucks?

Debate on a Divided Iraq

Should Iraq be divided into three different parts: Kurds, Shia, Sunni?

Court Overrules Bush on "Dirty Bomb" Suspect

An appeals panel in New York City has ruled that the government cannot detain Jose Padilla as an enemy combatant.

Jury Deliberates Malvo Case

The jury deliberates in the trial of Lee Boyd Malvo.

Letters 12/18/03

Fans and foes share their thoughts earnestly and courageously.

Jane Siberry

Canadian singer Jane Siberry has released a new CD.

This program aired on December 18, 2003.

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