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Technology Supports Good Citizenship

Correspondent Thai Da Silva investigates a national trend that uses technology applications to engage in local politics and citizenship.

 

Laws Help Service Dogs Save Lives

Correspondent Collette Hicks follows 8th grader Allison Martin who gets vital support with her diabetes from her service dog, Stuart.

 

Redistricting: Drawing the Lines

Antonio Neves reports on how new redistricting issues around the country can affect the outcome of state elections and federal policy.

 

The Drought of 2012

Correspondent Thai Da Silva investigates the drought of 2012 and the various causes and effects on the U.S. and abroad.

 

Dollars & Votes: 2012 Election

Correspondent Thai da Silva investigates the fundraising landscape during the 2012 Presidential election in light of the most recent Supreme Court actions.

 

The Internet of Things: IOT

Antonio Neves reports on the 13 billion devices connected to the Internet - the "Internet of Things."

 

Redistricting: Drawing the Lines

Antonio Neves reports on how new redistricting issues around the country can affect the outcome of state elections and federal policy.

 

Growing Problem of Youth Membership in Gangs

Jon Schriner reports on the growing problem of youth membership in gangs nationwide and efforts in Nebraska to fight it.

 

Anniversary of Three Mile Island

In the wake of the Fukushima Meltdown, Antonio Neves reports on past nuclear power disasters and future policy implications.

 

State Budget Crisis' Impact on Unions

Budget shortfalls are leading some state governments to demand concessions from their unions. Antonio Neves reports from Ohio.

 

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