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Queen's in the News: October 12, 2012

Jackie Duffin (School of Medicine) – Concerns about a prescription drug shortage, on CTV's Canada AM; the Vatican's canonization of Kateri Tekakwitha, on CTV News Channel. 

Louis Gagnon (School of Business) – Few people know about Cdor (the rate at which Canadian banks lend to one another), in the National Post. 

David Skillicorn (School of Computing) – The government should allow ethical computer hacking, in the Vancouver Sun, Vancouver Province, Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette and several other Postmedia newspapers; a U.S. report that calls China's Huawei Technologies a security threat, on Newstalk 650 (Saskatoon radio). 

John Pliniussen (School of Business) – Worldwide use of cellphones is soaring, in the Toronto Star and Hamilton Spectator; the CRTC to hold hearings on new code of conduct for cellphone industry, in the Toronto Star and Hamilton Spectator. 

Ken Wong (School of Business) – Wendy's is changing its logo and trying to go upscale, in the Toronto Star. 

Jonathan Kerr (School of Medicine) – What can the public do about the over-the-counter drug shortages for flu and headaches, on CBC Radio stations in Cape Breton, Sudbury, Thunder Bay, Ontario Morning (southern Ontario), Yellowknife, Windsor, Prince George and Calgary. 

Tracy Trothen (School of Religion) – Reports say that many of Lance Armstrong's teammates have testified he took performance-enhancing drugs, on CFAX (Victoria talk radio). 

Gisèle Dalbec-Szczesniak (School of Music) – Four musicians will reunite to form a rare piano quartet, in the Kingston Whig-Standard.

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