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Show rundown for 12/6/2007

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Sub-Prime Relief

As home foreclosures hit an all time high, the Bush administration is set to announce a plan it has worked out with mortgage lenders to put a five-year hold on some interest rates that are set to go up in January. We get the details from Liz Moyer of

Obesity in Children

A new study on obesity finds that children who are overweight between the ages of 7 and 13 for boys, or 10 to 13 for girls, have a significantly higher risk of heart disease as adults. We speak with Dr David Ludwig of Children's Hospital in Boston . He wrote a piece accompanying the study in the New England Journal of Medicine. See the Childhood Body Mass Index Study.

Romney's Faith and Politics Speech

We'll look at today's much anticipated speech about religion by presidential candidate, Mitt Romney. Our guests are Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa , and Connie Mackey, senior vice president for FRC Action, the legislative arm of the Family Research Council.

The Week in Sports

Baseball's winter meeting trade deals, Barry Bond's court date, the hunt for the Heisman Trophy and a preview of the Patriots-Steelers showdown are the topics for discussion this week with Bill Littlefield, host of NPR's "Only a Game."


We speak with uber-producer, songwriter and performer Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds who has won countless Grammy Awards and sold more than 100 million records. Now he has released "Playlist", a CD mostly comprised of covers of his favorite songs including hits by James Taylor, Jim Croce, and Bob Dylan.

This program aired on December 6, 2007.

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