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Rundown for December 10, 2012
12:07 PM EDT Comment

President Heads To Michigan As Unions Fight To Stop State’s Right To Work Law

Michigan legislators are expected to pass the “Right To Work” law on Tuesday in a final vote, but thousands of union representatives have begun gathering in Lansing, the state capital, to protest.

12:10 PM EDT 52 Comments

New Trend In Health Insurance: Low-Cost Concierge Medicine

Atlas MD is a family practice in Wichita, Kan., that charges most of its adult patients just $50 a month for unlimited visits, free medical tests, house calls… you even get the doctor’s cellphone number.

12:30 PM EDT Comment

Cummington’s Old Creamery Cooperative is Born

The story of how a community came together to buy and run a much-loved grocery store.

12:40 PM EDT 13 Comments

Detain And Release: When Illegal Immigrants Commit A Crime

Maria Sacchetti of the Boston Globe reports on the detention and release of illegal immigrants with criminal records in the US.

12:45 PM EDT 4 Comments

Persian Twists On Hanukkah Favorites

Looking for new dishes to spice up your Hanukkah? Chef Reyna Simnegar infuses Persian recipes with a Latin spirit.

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October 12 2 Comments

Inside SAS, One Of The ‘Best Companies To Work For’

The data analytics company isn't a household name, but it has inspired great Silicon Valley workplaces like Google.

October 12 70 Comments

Open Carry Gun Law Moves Ahead In Florida

Florida is one of just five states that explicitly bans open carry. We speak with a state lawmaker who's trying to change that.

October 9 13 Comments

Electricity Treatment Offers Hope To Brain Cancer Patients

For the first time in more than a decade, there's a new treatment for patients with a common and deadly form of brain cancer.

October 9 6 Comments

New York Prison Inmates Trounce Harvard Debate Team

It sounds like a storyline out of Hollywood, but it happened on a prison stage in front of national college debate judges.