Morning Edition 2008-01-11

Friday, January 11, 2008

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  • Doolittle to Retire at End of Term, Won't Seek Re-Election
    John Doolittle says he’s retiring from Congress at the end of the year. The Justice Department has been investigating his ties to convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff. But the Rocklin Republican says that’s not why he’s calling it quits.
    Thursday, January 10, 2008
  • Inconoclastic Cage Still Inspires Rule Breaking
    Sixty years ago, radical composer John Cage challenged the classical music world by writing pieces that broke the rules. The Davis-based Empyrean Ensemble recently honored the late composer with original music inspired by his legacy.
    Thursday, January 10, 2008
  • Governor's Budget: Painful Cuts Proposed
    Governor Schwarzenegger has released a painful budget for California. It looks to fill a 14 and a half billion dollar gap by slashing funding for schools, health care programs and corrections.
    Thursday, January 10, 2008
  • Lawmakers React to Governor's Spending Plan and Cuts
    Democrats are calling the Governor’s budget proposal one-sided with too much emphasis on spending cuts. Republican lawmakers say the Governor’s plan is the start of a difficult process.
    Thursday, January 10, 2008