Wednesday, February 8, 2012 | Categories: Episodes
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Gunplay at an Alberta farmhouse has left a small community on edge tonight. As you've heard on the news, two Mounties from the Killam, RCMP detachment are in hospital with gunshot wounds. A local man is dead. The officers were shot yesterday afternoon near Killam, southeast of Edmonton.
It started with a simple university assignment: use the school's archives to dig up something interesting -- anything interesting -- and write a story about it. So Brown University student Malcolm Burnley went digging. And he found the kind of interesting thing that guarantees you an A-plus -- and makes headlines. He discovered a speech by Malcolm X that had been lost for fifty years.
PART THREEDesperate times call for desperate measures. And yet, the Greek government seems to have put off implementing such measures, for as long as possible.The coalition of the three governing parties convened late into the evening today, to try to agree on a new austerity deal. But the deal won't go over well with a debt-weary public that blames its politicians for the crippled economy.