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Friday - September 14, 2012

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TODAY'S TOPICS
- Blustery British
With sustained winds up to 30 miles an hour, we are experiencing some difficult scoring conditions in the 2nd round in the RICOH Women's British Open.
- Trio on Top
Michael Putnam, Andrew Svoboda, and Tyrone Van Aswegen all shot 1st round 9-under 62's to lead the Web.com Tour's Albertsons Boise Open by one shot.
- Mid-Am Magic
34-year-old Nathan Smith became the first-ever 4-time champion of the U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship with a 1UP win over Garrett Rank. He is just the 15th player in USGA history to win the same championship at least 4 times.
- Rare Double
Ellen Port won 5 consecutive holes en route to a 4 and 3 victory over Jane Fitzgerald to win the USGA Senior Women's Amateur Championship. She joins Carol Semple Thompson as the only players to win the Women's Mid-Amateur and Women's Senior Amateur.
 
CNBC Business Headlines
- U.S. House Passes Stopgap Spending Bill
- Fed QE3 Targets Home Mortgages
- Increasing Costs to Fly
 
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7:05a ET:     Tom Abbott, Golf Channel Reporter
7:12a ET:     Seema Mody, CNBC Business Report
7:15a ET:     Reggie Jackson, National Baseball Hall of Fame Member
7:30a ET:     Mark Rolfing, Golf Channel on NBC Analyst
7:45a ET:     Jay Townsend, European Tour Analyst
8:15a ET:     Jane Pauley, Broadcast Journalist
 
TODAY'S MUSIC
If interested in the music you heard today on 'Morning Drive', download it on iTunes.
Viva la Vida - Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends “Viva La Vida” by Coldplay
September - Earth, Wind & Fire: Greatest Hits “September” by Earth, Wind & Fire
Take Me Home Tonight - Can “Take Me Home Tonight” by Eddie Money
 
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