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Thursday, August 9, 2012

  • Aired: 08/09/2012
  • 54:48
  • Expires: 09/08/2012
  • Rating: NR
Tonight on the program, we examine the problems in the housing market with climbing foreclosure rates. Also: Candidates tackle welfare on the campaign trail, drilling for natural gas on public land in Utah, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia talks how to read a law, murder trial in China, and women athletes claiming gold medals at the Olympics, including a win by the U.S. Women in soccer.
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