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Jan 20, 2018
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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

In just a minute, we'll ask our panelists that after we've had the false alarm in Hawaii, what will be the next big false alarm that will freak everybody out? But first, let me tell you that support for NPR comes from NPR stations and Lumber Liquidators, supporting rebuilding efforts in Aransas County, Texas, which was affected by Hurricane Harvey. Providing material, support and money to help rebuild schools in the county - more at lumberliquidators.com.

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Now, panel, what will be the next big false alarm that sends us all into a panic? Alonzo Bodden.

ALONZO BODDEN: Amazon will frighten the world by opening their new headquarters in a Trump Tower.

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SAGAL: Paula Poundstone.

PAULA POUNDSTONE: The next false alarm will be Starbucks announces that they've run out of foam.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Oh, no. And Mo Rocca.

MO ROCCA: Minds will be blown, and panic will ensue when CNN goes 10 minutes without a breaking news alert.

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BILL KURTIS: Well, if that happens, we'll ask you about it on WAIT WAIT... DON'T TELL ME.

SAGAL: Thank you, Bill Kurtis. Thanks also to Alonzo Bodden, Paula Poundstone and Mo Rocca. Thanks to all of you for listening. I am Peter Sagal. We will see you next week.

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