Takeouts: credit default swaps threaten Greece, women’s figure skating, listeners respond

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MONEY TAKEOUT: New York Times finance reporter Louise Story reports on how credit-default swaps are pushing Greece even closer to the edge of financial ruin.

OLYMPICS TAKEOUT: Jason Stallman, Olympics editor for The New York Times joins us from Vancouver to talk about the Women’s figure skating finals and explains why one Canadian curler has to wear wigs before venturing out.

RESPONSES TAKEOUT: Yesterday we aired a segment on whether it’s OK to eat food past it’s expiry date and the federal government’s plan to bring broadband to rural America. We take a look at some of the responses we got from listeners to both those stories.

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