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Top News December 30

Top News December 30

Tsunami Toll Climbs to over 100,000

We'll check in on the latest from the region affected by the tsunami, where the death toll is now over 115,000 people. We'll also examine how tourists from Europe and other places are being affected.

Calls for Reform in Islam Spark Debate and Controversy

We talk with a Syrian scholar and theology professor about the controversy in the Islamic world over the interpretation of Koranic passages.

EPA Toxic Study Rumor

A rumor on the internet suggests that the EPA is paying poor people to expose their kids to dangerous toxins. We'll talk with someone with the EPA about what's going on.

Father Joe

Tony Hendra, better known for his role in National Lampoon and other satirical undertakings, writes a book about his friendship with a Catholic monk.

Idaho Caviar

New Year's Eve is often celebrated with champagne and caviar. We'll visit an Idaho fish farm, where they're home growing caviar.

Band's Big Day

The Rose Bowl football game and parade is often a highlight of many people's New Year's Day. We'll visit with a high school marching band as they prepare for marching in the Rose Bowl Parade.

This program aired on December 30, 2004.


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