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Democracy Now! (9 am) – February 3, 2009 at 9:00am

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Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) Urges Homeowners to Stay in Foreclosed Homes; Sri Lankan Military Intensifies Offensive Against Tamil Tigers; 13 Die in Hospital Shelling.

Today's Headlines

    * Senate Begins Debate on Economic Stimulus Package
    * Senate Stimulus Bill Includes $50 Billion for New Nuclear Reactors
    * Macy’s Eliminates 7,000 Jobs
    * Eric Holder Confirmed as Attorney General
    * Ex-Chamber of Commerce Lobbyist Considered for Top Justice Post
    * Daschle Apologizes for Failing to Pay Taxes
    * Qaddafi Elected as Head of African Union
    * Ehud Barak Proposes Linking Gaza to West Bank with 30-Mile Tunnel
    * Israel Imposes Sanctions on Al Jazeera
    * Brooklyn Man Jailed for Distributing Lebanese TV Channel
    * Protester Throws Shoe at Chinese Premier
    * Iceland’s New PM Becomes First Lesbian to Head a Nation
    * US Court Dismisses Pacific Nuclear Test Lawsuits
    * Earth First Protesters Jailed in Florida