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New Jobs Report Is A Bounceback From Disappointing August

The U.S. jobless rate dropped below 6 percent in September, the lowest it's been since July 2008. And employers added 248,000 new jobs to their payrolls, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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Officials In Dallas Race To Make Sure Ebola Virus Doesn't Spread

Federal, state and county health officials in Dallas are trying to figure out how many people had contact with the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States.
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Obama's Approval Rating Dragged Down By Economic Disconnect

President Obama gets low marks for his handling of the economy — and that creates an opening for Republicans heading into next month's midterm elections.
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Michigan Football Apologizes For Letting QB With A Concussion Play

Students at the University of Michigan want the coach and the athletic director to be fired. Both faced protests after the quarterback was put back in a game following a head injury last week.
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To Reverse Driver Shortage, Trucking Industry Steers Women To Jobs

The American Trucking Associations says the industry is short some 30,000 truckers. As the economy rebounds and shipping picks up, trucking companies are looking for new ways to bolster their numbers.
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Liberian-Americans Feel Effect Of Ebola From Abroad

Rachel Martin talks to Bishop Nathan Kortu, who serves a Liberian congregation in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
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Fueled By Outside Money, Alaska Candidates Struggle To Connect At Home

Millions of dollars worth of ads have been dumped into the state's small media market. But out in the state, you find out those ads are getting on people's nerves.
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Health Officials Watch Those Who Had Contact With Dallas Ebola Patient

Health officials in Texas say they will be looking at up to 100 people who may have come in contact with the Dallas Ebola patient or people close to him.
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Democrats, Republicans Pitch Old Ideas In New Packaging

With a month before the midterm elections, President Obama is trying to frame the elections by touting the administration's success on the economy. Republicans have other ideas.
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Teen Spends Years At Rikers Island Without Being Sentenced

Robert Siegel speaks to Jen Gonnerman about her New Yorker profile of Kalief Browder. He spent three years in jail awaiting trial, starting when he was 16 years old. His case was ultimately dismissed.

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