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Despite Slowdown, German Unemployment Falls

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Despite continued signs of an economic slowdown across much of Europe, Germany's economy continues to chug along — and add jobs. Unemployment in September fell to the lowest level since reunification. There may be angst over more bailouts, but German firms continue to hire new people. That's in sharp contrast to the country's struggling, debt-burdened eurozone friends in Greece, Spain and elsewhere. They're even hiring in Berlin, notorious for its cadre of career jobless. A mini high-tech boom is leading the way in the German capital.
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Can A Canadian Prime Minister Be An Action Hero? Marvel Comics Thinks So

Justin Trudeau has had a varied career — bouncer, snowboard instructor, Canada's prime minister. Now he's a Marvel Comics action hero. Only two other world leaders have appeared in Marvel Comics.
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Is Virginia The Birthplace Of Southern Barbecue?

We speak with two food writers about tracing the roots of barbecue to local Powhatan Indian slow-cooking.

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Results From Congressional Primary Races And New Concerns About Hacks Into State Voting Systems

Join us to discuss results from primary challenges to Republican Senator John McCain, Democratic Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz and others and new concerns possible Russian hackers breaking into U.S. state voting systems.

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Results From Congressional Primary Races And New Concerns About Hacks Into State Voting Systems

Join us to discuss results from primary challenges to Republican Senator John McCain, Democratic Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz and others and new concerns possible Russian hackers breaking into U.S. state voting systems.

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