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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.

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

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World Championship Tug-Of-War Is ‘A Thing Of Beauty’

This weekend's competition in Wisconsin is a bit more intense than it was in your grade school gym class.

August 29 Comment

Repelling Mosquitoes With A Natural Sticky Patch

The Kite Patch releases odors that block the bug's carbon dioxide receptors, sending them in another direction.

August 28 Comment

Catching Up With The Polyphonic Spree

The choral rock band out of Dallas, Texas, has been thrilling audiences with its live performances for over a decade.

August 28 5 Comments

‘Enormous’ Growth Of Ocean Garbage Patch

The oceanographer who discovered the floating island of trash in 1997 says he's shocked by how much it's grown.