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In the Spotlight: Dem Debate Preview, Weinstein Trial, Oscars

In the Spotlight: Dem Debate Preview, Weinstein Trial, Oscars

Skimm This - February 7, 2020 - 13:11

It’s Friday night, and some 2020 democratic candidates will be spending theirs in...New Hampshire for the eighth democratic debate. We’ll tell you why some of the candidates are hoping to put this ‘No Good, Very Bad’ week behind them. Meanwhile, football season is already making a comeback with a brand new league called the XFL. And this one’s taking your bets (legally). Also on today’s show: Harvey Weinstein’s defense team calls its first witnesses, and a historic first to keep an ear out for at the Oscars on Sunday.To receive gambling addiction help 24/7/365, call or text the National Problem Gambling Helpline at 1-800-522-4700.

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