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Tuesday December 9, 2008

Auto Industry Bailout–More Than Detroit Bargained For?

Congress is throwing the auto industry a lifeline with a lot of strings attached.

India and Pakistan

Should India confront Pakistan over the Mumbai attacks?

Governor Blagojevich’s Arrest

Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich was arrested this morning on a range of corruption charges.

A Red Kettle For Modern Times

The Salvation Army In El Paso County, Colorado is trying something new this year to attract donors. .

An Inauguration Gift From Earl Stafford

One businessman from Virginia recently paid one million dollars for a package at the Marriott in D.C….so he can bring wounded soldiers, poor and homeless people, and others as his guests to Obama’s inauguration.

Young at Heart

At age 73, Ken Mink is certainly the oldest player on the basketball team at Roane State Community College in Harriman, Tennessee.

Robin and Jeremy

Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

September 16 7 Comments

Kathy Gunst Explores Community Supported Agriculture

Kathy Gunst joins Cook's Illustrated executive food editor Keith Dresser at his CSA pickup and offers recipes for the seasonal CSA fare.

September 16 11 Comments

Remembering Jesse Winchester

Jimmy Buffett remembers his friend the late songwriter Jesse Winchester, whose posthumous album is being released today.

September 15 26 Comments

A Call To Reject Corporal Punishment As Part Of Black Culture

An incident of child abuse by an NFL player has raised questions about the use of corporal punishment as a form of discipline in the African-American community.

September 15 26 Comments

Would You Pay To Get Your Kid Into A Top College?

A San Francisco company charges parents for a consulting package based on the odds their student will get into a certain university, with prices up to a million dollars.