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July 5th, 2009
11:21 PM ET

Death in the NFL Family

Steve McNair had a legacy on and off the gridiron. CNN's Don Lemon talks with sports business analyst about the former QB's untimely death.


Filed under: Don Lemon
July 5th, 2009
01:32 PM ET

Colin Powell offers advice on Iran and North Korea

Colin Powell spoke with CNN's Fredricka Whitfield during a recent visit to Fort Benning, Georgia. He offered advice to current Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on dealing with North Korea, Iran and other International Affairs.

We'll post more with Colin Powell coming up in CNN Weekend Newsroom with Fredricka Whitfield.


Filed under: Anchors • Fredricka Whitfield
July 5th, 2009
11:19 AM ET

Green jobs in a tough economy

With federal money being poured into the 'green' sector, could it be an answer for U.S. economic troubles?

Fredricka Whitfield finds out.


Filed under: Anchors • Fredricka Whitfield
July 5th, 2009
11:02 AM ET

Free Music Lessons For Katrina Kids

A special program for at-risk youth in New Orleans.

It began as a summer program to keep kids off the streets. Now it's blossomed into a year round music haven.

CNN's Fredricka Whitfield reports.


Filed under: Anchors • Fredricka Whitfield
July 5th, 2009
10:55 AM ET

Using music to rebuild New Orleans

Music has always brought New Orleans back to life.

And one musician hopes his contribution will bring the ninth ward back to pre-Katrina days. One download at a time.

CNN's Fredricka Whitfield explains


Filed under: Anchors • Fredricka Whitfield
July 5th, 2009
04:51 AM ET

Ahead in the CNN Newsroom...

Former NFL QB Steve McNair found dead
Iranian clerics come out against election results
Ousted Honduras President plans to return
Governor Sarah Palin's Facebook page
Random drawing for Michael Jackson memorial tickets
Independence Day celebrations across the nation

Join TJ Holmes in the CNN Newsroom beginning 6am ET/3am PT. Brooke Baldwin's in for Betty Nguyen.


Filed under: In the Newsroom
July 5th, 2009
04:01 AM ET

Former NFL QB Steve McNair Killed, Police Say

Autopsies are scheduled today on the bodies of former NFL quarterback Steve McNair and a woman who were found shot dead Saturday in a condominium in Nashville, Tennessee.

Police said last night they were not "actively looking at suspects."

Join TJ Holmes and Brooke Baldwin in for Betty Nguyen in the CNN Newsroom, 6am ET/3am PT

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