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Camden, an impoverished city, struggles to survive budget cuts

One of the poorest, most violent cities in our nation recently lost half of its police force. Need to Know goes to Camden, N. J., to see first hand the challenges on the ground and explore possible solutions for the city.


  Sis, boom, bust: The high cost of college sports

While state budget deficits force administrators at public colleges and universities to make painful cuts, one area not feeling the budget knife much is intercollegiate sports. Need to Know travels to Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, to see how the pressure to compete as a NCAA Division I program is affecting the classroom.


First Look: Coming of age with autism

An Indiana teenager with severe autism could lose the residential care he needs if the state withdraws its funding. Maria Hinojosa spoke with the single father raising him.

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