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Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013

For interviews about the shutdown, visit WTOP.com’s Shutdown Live Blog


12:10 p.m. – Larry Magid CBS technology consultant and CNET technology analyst

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Publishers make it easier for you to buy items right from magazines and online.

Related Link: New York Times: For Shoppers, Next Level of Instant Gratification


9:10 p.m. – Ben White, chief economic correspondent for Politico

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Janet Yellen’s nomination to Federal Reserve chair


8:10 p.m. – Adam Levin of Credit.com and Identity Theft 911

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Benefits and pitfalls of store credit cards



7:40 p.m. Jim Miklaszewski, chief Pentagon correspondent for NBC News

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Expect to see more special operations, drone strikes in the War on Terror


5:10 p.m. Dr. John Reyes, endocrinologist at MedStar Washington Hospital Center

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How weight plays a role in type 2 diabetes diagnosis



2:20 p.m. – Chris Richards, pop music critic for The Washington Post

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Can Miley Cyrus recover musically with her new album?


12:51 p.m. – Dave Ross, commentator

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Science explains the shutdown


11:10 a.m. – Jim Gilmore, co-producer and reporter, League of Denial on Frontline

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PBS show at 9 p.m. Tuesday takes a chronological look at what the NFL has known about players’ long-term brain injuries,.

Related Link: PBS: Preview of ‘League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis’


8:40 a.m. – Johnny Holliday, voice of Maryland Terrapins

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Johnny Holliday has been been announcing Terps games for 35 years. He talks about some of his great memories.


7:40 a.m. – Rick Seaney, FareCompare co-founder

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Every day you wait to book a flight for Thanksgiving costs you $5 each way.


6:40 a.m. – Alexander Burns, senior political reporter for POLITICO

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The results of POLITICO’s new poll about the Virginia governor’s race and what it means for the candidates.

Related Link: POLITICO: Poll: Government shutdown backlas boosts Terry McAuliffe


Help wanted: No jerks

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WTOP’s Veronica Robinson reports. Are you nice enough for the job? <a href="http://www.today.com/money/help-wanted-successful-candidate-must-be-nice-8C11323114">Click here to read more from Today Money</a>.



Among other things, Obamacare spawns scams

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WTOP’s Brennan Haselton reports. For more information about The Affordable Healthcare Act, visit our <a href="http://www.wtop.com/?nid=1386&sid=3463885">Obamacare section</a> or read more from <a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/nextavenue/2013/10/01/5-obamacare-scams-and-how-to-avoid-them/">Forbes</a>.



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