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TODAY'S TOPICS
- Vote for Gold
The Golden Bear is in line to receive the Congressional Gold Medal. The medal is given to prominent military leaders, public servants, athletes and artists. The House of Representatives voted to bestow the honor to Jack Nicklaus. The measure now moves to the Senate for a vote.
- Young Blood
Michelle Wie is the elder stateswoman in her 1st and 2nd round grouping in the LPGA LOTTE Championship. She'll play with 17-year-old Lexi Thompson and 19-year-old Jessica Korda. 1st round coverage starts tomorrow at 6:30pm Eastern on Golf Channel.
- Mr. President
In a unanimous vote, Costantino Rocca is the new President of the PGA of Italy. Rocca became the first Italian to represent Europe in the Ryder Cup in 1993. In 3 Ryder Cups, he posted a 6-5-0 record including a singles win over Tiger Woods in 1997.
- Huddle Up
Dallas Cowboys Quarterback Tony Romo will once again try to qualify for the U.S. Open. He will compete in a local qualifier at Old American Golf Club in The Colony, Texas on May 14th.
 
CNBC Business Headlines
- Postal Employees Criticizing USPS
- Delta Airlines Buying a Closed Refinery
- Gas Prices Fall Slightly
- Free Tax Day Offers
 
GUEST SCHEDULE
7:12a ET:     Jackie DeAngelis, CNBC Business Report
7:30a ET:     Jay Townsend, European Tour Analyst
7:45a ET:     Rex Hoggard, GolfChannel.com Senior Writer
8:15a ET:     Michael Allen, 2012 Encompass Insurance Pro-Am Champion
8:30a ET:     Alex Aragon, 2012 TPC Stonebrae Champion
8:45a ET:     Carl Pettersson, 2012 RBC Heritage Champion
 
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TODAY'S MUSIC
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Good Morning Good Morning - Sgt. Pepper “Good Morning Good Morning” by The Beatles
Beautiful Day - All That You Can “Beautiful Day” by U2
Float On - Good News for People Who Love Bad News “Float On” by Modest Mouse
 
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