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  Christine Todd Whitman on states dealing with shrinking budgets

Need to Know host Scott Simon talks to former New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman about the difficult choices states are facing in a tough economic climate.


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

While state budget deficits force public universities to make painful cuts, one area not feeling the budget knife much is intercollegiate sports. How is this imbalance affecting the classroom?


Need to Know, March 11, 2011: Public unions and state budgets, blood transfusions

Are public unions to blame for states’ budget woes? Also: Alternatives to blood transfusions and an “illustrated interview” on income equality in America.

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