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Friday, October 23, 2009

30 Issues in 30 Days continues with a look at gay rights and abortion in the context of the New Jersey elections. Plus, New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez on the Governor’s race and his new book about Latinos in America; Babble.com’s new compilation of essays on parenting; and a doctor’s take on training for the New York City marathon.

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Senator Robert Menendez

30 Issues Day 25: Gay Marriage and Abortion in NJ Race

Are concerns over New Jersey's budget eclipsing issues like gay marriage and abortion? Zachary Fink, state house correspondent for NJN news, reviews how these issues are playing into the NJ gubernatorial debate.

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30 Issues Online Bonus: Gay Marriage in NY Mayor's Race

Gay marriage is becoming a higher and higher profile issue in NY. Yesterday Governor Paterson pledged to sign a gay marriage bill if it reaches his desk. Also yesterday, the Gay City News endorsed Bill Thompson over Mike Bloomberg, even though the current Mayor has long been a ...

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Babble: Dirt Is Good For You

Imperfect parenting is authentic parenting, says Rufus Griscom, founder of babble.com and an editor of the new compilation of parenting essays, Dirt is Good for You: True Stories of Surviving Parenthood.

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U.S. Senator Robert Menendez

New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez (D) weighs in on the gubernatorial election in New Jersey and discusses his new book, Growing American Roots: Why Our Nation Will Thrive as Our Largest Minority Flourishes.

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Training for the Marathon

With one week until the New York City Marathon, Dr. Jordan Metzl, a 27-time marathon runner, sports medicine physician at the Hospital for Special Surgery, and medical columnist at Triathlete Magazine shares training advice and stories of treating New York City’s marathon runners.

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Wordnik

Yesterday we asked you to come up with a name for the phrasing of "AAA" - it's not an acronym and it's not an initialism. Well, you provided your suggestions, and now it's time to vote on your favorite. Perhaps the OED will take its cues from the Brian Lehrer ...

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