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Friday Afternoon News Roundup

Ed Schultz has been booted to the weekends. Chris Hayes has been promoted to the 8 pm spot. There is something about Ed Schultz that I can only take in small doses. I can watch Rachel Maddow every night, but not Ed. The NRA’s Wayne LaPierre is still flapping his lips. I’m not really sure why, but… I guess money can buy you love. Some GOP congressmen ain’t liking the sequester after all.

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Bank Failures

Four banks (numbers four through seven for the year, if you are counting) were closed on Friday. This is a sad reminder that we have much more work to do to fix our economy. BankEast, Knoxville, Tennessee was closed today by the Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions, which appointed the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) as receiver. To protect the depositors, the FDIC entered into a purchase and assumption agreement with U.S. Bank National Association, Cincinnati, Ohio, to assume all of the deposits of BankEast. Patriot Bank Minnesota, Forest Lake, Minnesota was closed today by the Minnesota Department of Commerce, which

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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