Topics and Guests for Friday, August 15

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Stories for Friday, 
August 15:

A massive blackout in the nation's Northeast and Midwest has a big effect on small businesses
• Hilary Kramer, FNC business contributor

How did this huge blackout happen? And what needs to be done that it never happens again?
• Dr. Mark Shirilau, president and CEO of Aloha Systems Incorporated

President Bush calls the largest blackout in U.S. history a wake-up call
• Retired Army Lt. Col. James Carafano

Is the security situation in the Middle East and Persian Gulf becoming more unstable?
• Rep. Harold Ford, D-Tenn.

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