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Rebecca Klein

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Rebecca Klein appears in the following:

Historic Drought Means Rising Food Prices

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

One third of the Midwest is currently experiencing conditions of extreme drought. How is this affect farmers, food prices, and you?

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The Struggle to Find Adulthood Friends

Monday, July 16, 2012

The friendships we develop as children are vital to our social and emotional growth, confidence, and general happiness. But what happens when we become adults — with children of our own and demanding jobs and making friends suddenly does not seem so easy? 

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How Libor Affects Main Street

Thursday, July 12, 2012

The Libor manipulation scandal has dominated the news with stories of a culture of corporate greed and bankers who don't know right from wrong. But why should we care about a few London traders who fudged the numbers?

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A Republican Wunderkind Changes His Mind

Thursday, July 05, 2012

At the age of 13, Jonathan Krohn was dubbed the Republican Party’s "wunderkind," publishing two conservative books, and hobnobbing with conservative stars like Newt Gingrich and Rush Limbaugh. But today, just four years later, the Republican cheerleader has changed his mind.

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Follow Up Conversation: Balancing Our Work and Personal Lives

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Yesterday, Anne-Marie Slaughter of The Atlantic came on the show to talk about the juggling act between parenting and working, and what that struggle is like for both women and men. Today we look more closely at the specific choices and sacrifices families make to keep this balance.

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You'll Need A License For That

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Today, about 30 percent of Americans’ jobs require licenses: hair dressing, interior design, earth drilling, even floristry in some states. It’s a percentage that’s on the rise. Professional licenses can promote high standards and excellence in health and safety. But in our turbulent economy, where the unemployed turn to the service industry for work, regulation is often a burden. 

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