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12:00pm

Fri June 10, 2011
Politics

Whether Weiner Should Stay Or Go

There's been a lot on political minds this week — from Rep. Weiner's (D-N.Y.) tearful admission of engaging in inappropriate online relationships, to an economic showdown between President Obama and GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney. Host Michel Martin discusses the week's politics with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Cynthia Tucker and US News and World Report's Mary Kate Cary.

12:00pm

Fri June 10, 2011
Barbershop

'Shop Talk': Weinergate, NBA Finals, NCAA Restrictions

Miami Heat's LeBron James goes up for a shot during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Dallas Mavericks on June 9, 2011. The Mavericks won 112-103 to take a 3-2 lead in the series.
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The 'Barbershop' guys weigh-in on the controversy surrounding Rep. Weiner, who announced this week that he will not resign despite having lewd internet communications with women. The guys also discuss game five of the NBA finals. Host Michel Martin hears from author Jimi Izrael; sports editor David Zirin; Johns Hopkins professor of Political Science Lester Spence; and syndicated columnist Ruben Navarrette. Discussion about Weiner may not be suited for younger listeners.

10:55am

Fri June 10, 2011
The Two-Way

Yes You Were Wielding A Weasel, Cops Tell Suspect

Heard the one about the guy who assaulted his ex-girlfriend's boyfriend while wielding what he insisted was a marten — NOT a weasel?

It's become a hot story across the nation because the victim supposedly asked "why are you carrying a weasel?" To which the suspect replied, "it's not a weasel, it's a marten," and then allegedly punched the guy in the nose (with his hand, not the weasel ... err, mink).

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9:50am

Fri June 10, 2011
The Two-Way

M.F. Husain, The 'Picasso Of India,' Died In Exile

M.F Husain in London in 2007. One of his paintings, which depicts Mother Teresa taking care of children, is in the background.
Chris Jackson Getty Images

The Times of India is asking today, "did [the] political class let down Husain?"

That question is one sign of the self-reflection underway in India after word of artist M.F. Husain's death Thursday in London.

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9:04am

Fri June 10, 2011
Opinion

New Republic: Weird Republicans Don't Stand A Chance

Jonathan Bernstein is a political blogger.

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