Tuesday, August 16, 2011


Danger in numbers. Ten thousand Palestinian refugees are on the run, after their camp in the Syrian port of Latakia comes under attack.

Refining: his argument. An Ottawa engineer who was tortured in Syria wants Canadian oil and gas companies to quit doing business with the Assad government.

Lowering the bars. When San Francisco's transit authority shuts down passengers' cellphone service, the FCC steps in to investigate.

Medical intervention. Seeking to restore faith in a Southern Ontario hospital network, the provincial government stages a takeover.

Choir as folk. The U.K.'s Brighton and Hove Gay Men's Chorus goes straight -- to a one-million pound deal with a major record label.

And..."let me be perfectly frank." "No, let me be perfectly frank." Two giant hot dog companies are steaming each other's buns over the right to call their product the very best.

As It Happens, the Tuesday edition. Radio that examines the fine line between wiener and whiner.

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