Top of the Hour: New Arab World Jitters, Update from Wisconsin, Morning Headlines

Friday, February 25, 2011

The unrest in the Middle East has some worried: investors see oil prices spiking, analasts see the potential for extremism, and dictators fear the future. It's a new reality in the Arab world.

The United States also sees some political upheaval, as protesters have tried to block anti-union legislation in Wisconsin, Ohio and Indiana. However, in a vote early Friday morning, Wisconsin's Assembly passed a bill that strips collective bargaining rights from most public workers. Shawn Johnson, Wisconsin Public Radio's state capitol reporter has the details.


Shawn Johnson

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