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March 22, 2008

Broadcasting Show notes from the WHO Radio Wise Guys - March 22, 2008
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Threats and Hazards Iranian elections called fraudulent
Authorities claim high turnout; opposition says it was inflated by almost double. Even though most of the liberal reformers were prevented from running for the parliament, they still managed to pick up a bunch of seats. The Supreme Leader trumpeted the elections as a major showing in favor of democracy, but the EU says the elections were "neither fair nor free."

Humor and Good News China's trying to fix its bad translations before the Olympics

Iowa Cedar Rapids: Home of Crunchberries Day
It's the City of Five Seasons and the home to so many food-processing plants that there's always a scent of something being cooked

Weather and Disasters 500-year flooding hits parts of Midwest
The problem with planning for lesser catastrophes is that 500-year events end up happening anyway, and unless you've spent the money and effort to prepare for them, they end up devastating practically everything.

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