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Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Tonight:

A sentence with a question mark. The son of a former Newfoundland premier is going to prison for killing a friend while driving drunk -- but some don't believe he's going for long enough.

A small picture prompts a look at the big picture. A Texas law that would have forced a woman seeking an abortion to view a sonogram first is struck down.

Brutal abuse of power. An Amnesty International report reveals the horrifying torture and death suffered by detainees in Syria.

Fortunes of war. A careful tally of the cost of U.S. involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan shows up to sixty billion dollars was misspent or lost to fraud.

The wages of cinema. The makers of a film called "The Worst Movie Ever!" celebrate the worst opening weekend ever, by splitting a small coffee.

And...drone warfare. A New York City beekeeper helps sort fact from fiction, in the story of forty thousand bees exposed by Hurricane Irene.

As It Happens, the Wednesday edition. Radio that figures they're just lucky to be a hive.

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