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Rundown for October 3, 2011
12:06 PM EST Comment

Speculation About Christie Continues To Heat Up

Now that Florida has decided to move up its GOP presidential primary, the thinking is that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will have to decide this week whether to throw his hat into the ring for the White House.

12:11 PM EST 32 Comments

Where The Jobs Are: High-Tech Companies

With the unemployment rate stuck at 9.1 percent since April, job seekers are spending months, if not years, looking for work. But according to a new report by the financial services firm, Jones Lang LaSalle, high-tech jobs are growing nearly four times faster than the national average.

12:35 PM EST Comment

Fighting Fat In Finland

In Finland, lawmakers are trying to legislate healthy living into city planning, for instance, making sure that local officials plan developments that encourage exercise like cycling.

12:40 PM EST Comment

Do We Live In A ‘World Without Secrets?’

Bioethicist Peter Singer writes that the proliferation of surveillance technology means we are constantly being watched. He says that actually might lead us to be more honest.

12:50 PM EST Comment

Revisiting A Conversation With Author Bill Bryson

Here and Now producer Emiko Tamagawa sat down with author Bill Bryson recently, his book “At Home” looks at 19th century domestic life.

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