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CNN Radio News Day: March 18, 2013
Cypriots protest outside the parliament building in Nicosia, on March 18, 2013. Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades was seeking the backing of MPs for an EU bailout deal that slaps a levy on bank savings under harsh terms that have jolted global markets and raised fears of a new eurozone debt crisis.
March 18th, 2013
04:28 PM ET

CNN Radio News Day: March 18, 2013

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(CNN) – Welcome to CNN Radio News Day.

  • Anger is boiling-over in Cyprus, two days after the European Union announced a bailout plan for the tiny island nation in the Mediterranean. The plan to levy an unprecedented tax on personal bank accounts – of up to 10% –  sparked a rush on cash machines over the weekend. Richard Quest, CNN international business anchor and correspondent, says this has great potential to blow-up into a bigger problem across the EU:

""Not only are the Cypriots enraged, you've now got the Italians and the Spanish deeply anxious that they could follow the same fate." FULL POST

March 18th, 2013
09:17 AM ET

Same-sex marriage fight in New Jersey not over

By Steve Kastenbaum, CNN

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Editor's Note: On March 26th and 27th, the US Supreme Court will hear two key cases regarding same-sex marriage. Every Monday and Tuesday in March, CNN Radio will feature stories about issues related to same-sex marriage.  

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(CNN) - As the Supreme Court prepares to consider two landmark same sex marriage cases, gay rights advocates are targeting New Jersey. Their goal: to override Governor Christie's veto of a bill that would have legalized marriages for same sex couples.

Troy Stevenson, executive director of the gay rights organization Garden State Equality claims they are getting closer to achieving their goal with each passing day.

[2:10] "We need 27 in the Senate and 54 in the Assembly to override... we need 3 more Senators and 12 more Assembly people," said Stevenson. FULL POST

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