Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Thu Aug 6, 2009

On Today's Show:

Joe Szabo Administrator Federal Railroad Administration
Cliff Stayton, Director ofPublic Safety, CSX Transportation

Joseph C. Szabo, Administrator, Federal Railroad Administration Nominated byPresident Barack Obama on March 20, 2009 and confirmed by the United StatesSenate on April 29, 2009, Joseph C. Szabo is the twelfth Federal RailroadAdministration (FRA) Administrator. As Administrator, Mr. Szabo isresponsible for overseeing the operations for the eight hundred plus personorganization. This includes managing a comprehensive railroad safetyassurance program and regulatory initiatives; enforcement of railroad safetylaws and regulations; development and implementation of national freight andpassenger rail policy and financial assistance programs; and oversight ofwide ranging advanced research and development projects in support of improved railroad safety. Cliff Stayton, Director Community Affairs and Safety, CSX Having joined CSXPublic Affairs in 2005, Cliff leads the Public Safety Awareness Team of 11system-wide in all aspects of grade crossing safety awareness efforts,community relations and system grade crossing closure efforts, both publicand private. Prior to his position at CSX, he was a Trainmaster in Danville,IL, where he was responsible for terminal and line-of -road operations andsafety for 150 employees. Cliff is a member of National Operation LifesaverProgram development council.

David Wessel - "In Fed We Trust"
David Wessel is economics editor for The Wall Street Journal and writes the Capital column, a weekly look at the economy and forces shaping living standards around the world. He is responsible for overseeing coverage of the Fed and the Journal's daily coverage of the macro economy, global trade and economic trends. He appears frequently on National Public Radio. David has shared two Pulitzer Prizes, one for Boston Globe stories in 1983 on the persistence of racism in Boston and the other for stories in The Wall Street Journal in 2002 on corporate wrong-doing. He is the co-author, with Wall Street Journal reporter Bob Davis, of Prosperity, a 1998 book on the American middle class.

Clinton Kelly Host "What Not To Wear"
Summer Stains and Summer Style. What’s in this summer. How long can you wear white for (after labor day?), how to get bbq sauce out of the brand new white shirt your wife bought for you or the popsicle stain off your kids clothes etc. Also, since OxiClean can be used around the home as well, Clinton has a number of home entertaining tips.

Nancy McBride- Nat Safety Dir - National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
Back-to-school time is an exciting time for the whole family, but it’s also a time for parents to be thinking about child safety. The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) believes back-to-school is a smart time for families to review their child safety strategies because it is a time when children are interacting with new and different people outside their homes. NCMEC National Safety Director Nancy McBride – who has participated in numerous national media interviews as the child safety expert commenting on high-profile cases including Carlie Brucia in Sarasota, Fla., in 2004, Natalie Holloway in Aruba in 2005, and Sandra Cantu in Tracy, Calif., in 2009 – will be sharing crucial back-to-school safety tips with your viewers and recommending free resources that can help parents facilitate the important back-to-school safety conversation with their kids.

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