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CNN Radio News Day: November 15, 2012
A rocket is launched from Gaza as seen from Sderot, Israel on November 15, 2012.
November 15th, 2012
04:30 PM ET

CNN Radio News Day: November 15, 2012

CNN Radio News Day is an evening news program providing an informative, thoughtful and creative look at the day's events. It's posted Monday through Friday at 4:30 pm ET.

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(CNN) – Welcome to CNN Radio News Day.

Here are some of the stories we cover in today's edition:

  • The deadly conflict between Israel and Hamas intensified today. Air raid sirens sounded across Israel as Palestinian militants launched hundreds of rocket attacks on civilians. Meanwhile Israel says it's attacked more than 200 "terror sites" in Gaza. CNN's Frederick Pleitgen is following the story from Jerusalem:

"The U.S. is going to get involved in some way, shape or form but it's probably going to be more in a diplomatic way... A lot of diplomats have been saying, of course right now, the phones are ringing.  People are making a lot of phone calls trying to get this to stop."   FULL POST

Blowing the whistle on Wall Street
The SEC’s whistleblower program aims to protect workers who report wrongdoing by their companies, but it hasn’t stopped retaliation.
November 15th, 2012
10:40 AM ET

Blowing the whistle on Wall Street

By Libby Lewis, CNN

(CNN) - In its fledgling whistleblower program, created as part of the Wall Street reform law, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission reports it’s getting about eight tips a day from do-gooders in the financial industry who want to stop the next Bernie Madoff scandal – and get paid for it.

But here’s a twist: a survey of 4,800 employees by the Ethics Resource Center actually found MORE employees reported serious retaliation for reporting wrongdoing than they found two years ago.

[1:08] "They were demoted. Transferred. Almost lost their jobs." FULL POST

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