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Need To Know | Massachusetts mandate update
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Title:  Need To Know | Massachusetts mandate update
Description:  The Supreme Court upheld the individual mandate included President Obamas Affordable Care Act. How might it work? Need to Know medical correspondent Emily Senay, M.D. travels to Massachusetts, the only state in the nation that already requires everyone to have health insurance - part of a 2006 health reform law signed by then-governor Romney.
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Need To Know | Dying to get back
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Title:  Need To Know | Dying to get back
Description:  While the number of illegal crossings at the border has plummeted dramatically roughly half the number than during peak years just as many people are dying. Meaning for those coming into the country illegally, it is now more deadly, more lethal, than at any time in recent U.S. immigration history.
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Need To Know | Searching for answers
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Title:  Need To Know | Searching for answers
Description:  In this extended interview, 19-year-old Gladys Dominguez shares her emotional journey to find information about her father, Alfonso Martinez Sanchez, who was lost crossing Arizona states border desert while trying to re-enter the United States.
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Need To Know | Echoes of a shooting
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Title:  Need To Know | Echoes of a shooting
Description:  PBS Need to Know sat down with survivors of the Simon's Rock shooting, as well as family members of the victims, to learn how a trauma of this magnitude continues to reverberate even two decades later.
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Need To Know | Certifiably employable
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Title:  Need To Know | Certifiably employable
Description:  Need to Know correspondent Rick Karr travels to the state of Washington to report on The National STEM Consortium a program designed to target this type of structural unemployment by improving the scientific, technical and mathematical know-how of American workers.
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Need To Know | Help Wanted: Retraining America
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Title:  Need To Know | Help Wanted: Retraining America
Description:  Even as unemployment remains stubbornly high, millions of jobs remain unfilled because many workers do not have the necessary training to fill them. This week we look at The National STEM Consortium a program designed to target this type of structural unemployment by improving the scientific, technical and mathematical know-how of American workers. Also, Seth Harris, Secretary of Labor.
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Need To Know | Interview: Seth Harris
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Title:  Need To Know | Interview: Seth Harris
Description:  Interview with Acting Secretary of Labor Seth Harris. Prior to joining the Department, Mr. Harris served as a Professor of Law at New York Law School and Director of its Labor & Employment Law Programs. Prior to his work at the New York Law School, Mr. Harris served for seven years at the Department of Labor during the Clinton Administration, under Robert Reich and Alexis Herman.
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Need To Know | National STEM Consortium
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Title:  Need To Know | National STEM Consortium
Description:  Animated map of STEM training programs by type.
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Need To Know | Debating the Second Amendment
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Title:  Need To Know | Debating the Second Amendment
Description:  With the gun control debate raging after the mass school shooting in Newtown, CT, Need to Know examines the history of the Second Amendment and how it shapes the discussion today. Ray Suarez anchors a panel including: George Mason Law School professor Joyce Lee Malcolm, former New York Times foreign correspondent and editor Craig Whitney, and Fordham University history professor Saul Cornell.
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Need To Know | Restoring the Rockaways
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Title:  Need To Know | Restoring the Rockaways
Description:  Six months after Superstorm Sandy hit the New York City area, neighborhoods like Far Rockaway in Queens are still picking up the pieces but residents are getting some help from local nonprofits dedicated to rebuilding after the storm's destruction.
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Need To Know | Financial literacy
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Title:  Need To Know | Financial literacy
Description:  To mark financial literacy month, Need to Know correspondent Stacey Tisdale travels to Mississippi to examine a program designed to help low-income, mostly African-American children save for college - and teach them about banking and money along the way. Anchor Ray Suarez interviews Richard Cordray, the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
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Need To Know | Interview: Richard Cordray
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Title:  Need To Know | Interview: Richard Cordray
Description:  Richard Cordray is the first director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the new federal agency charged with supervising financial institutions, enforcing consumer financial laws, and educating consumers.
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Need To Know | Mississippi Savings
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Title:  Need To Know | Mississippi Savings
Description:  To mark financial literacy month, Need to Know correspondent Stacey Tisdale travels to Mississippi to examine a program designed to help low-income, mostly African-American children save for college - and teach them about banking and money along the way. Statistics show that families and students who plan to save -- even a minimum amount -- have a much greater chance of attending college.
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Need To Know | Main Street: Findlay, Ohio
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Title:  Need To Know | Main Street: Findlay, Ohio
Description:  Correspondent John Larson travels to Ohio to assess how workers are faring after the loss of millions of manufacturing jobs over the past 35 years.
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Need To Know | American Voices: Dan Ariely
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Title:  Need To Know | American Voices: Dan Ariely
Description:  Dan Ariely, professor of psychology and behavioral economics at Duke University, talks about why saving money is so difficult for many people and how simple changes in policy can make it easier to do. Ariely is the author of The Upside of Irrationality, Predictably Irrational and The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty.
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Need To Know | Save USA
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Title:  Need To Know | Save USA
Description:  Save USA is a program created by Mayor Michael Bloomberg and funded with federal, state, and private dollars. Its designed to get low income New Yorkers to put that tax refund in a savings account instead of spending it right away.
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Need To Know | Savings and loans
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Title:  Need To Know | Savings and loans
Description:  William Brangham reports on companies that are helping their workers make it through tough times with income advance loans. Many workers keep the automatic pay deduction after the loan is paid off and start the habit of saving.
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Need To Know | Web extra: Prescription for savings
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Title:  Need To Know | Web extra: Prescription for savings
Description:  The Fletcher Allen Hospital in Vermont has had great success with Working Bridges income advanced loans, which are used for everything from college tuition to car repair. The loans come with an interest rate above those available for those with good credit, but far below the rates of payday lenders. The loans to staff have a low default rate and 85% of participation in a follow-up savings plan.
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Need To Know | Behavioral economics at work
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Title:  Need To Know | Behavioral economics at work
Description:  How behavioral economics can encourage low-income workers to save. William Brangham reports on workers who have repaid emergency loans and continue to take the lower amount in their paychecks and save the difference. Brian Epstein reports Mayor Michael Bloomberg's plan offering incentives to low-wage earners who save their tax refunds. Dan Ariely, professor of psychology and behavioral economics.
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Need To Know | Coming up 4/5: Behavioral economics
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Title:  Need To Know | Coming up 4/5: Behavioral economics
Description:  How behavioral economics can encourage low-income workers to save. William Brangham reports on workers who have repaid emergency loans and continue to take the lower amount in their paychecks and save the difference.
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Need To Know | Economic inequality and mobility
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Title:  Need To Know | Economic inequality and mobility
Description:  A round table discussion on economic inequality, mobility, debt, and the state of the American economy four years after the official end of the recession. Guests include Jared Bernstein, former Chief Economic Adviser to Vice President Biden, Rana Foroohar of Time Magazine and John Makin of the American Enterprise Institute.
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Need To Know | Left to their own devices
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Title:  Need To Know | Left to their own devices
Description:  Dr. Emily Senay examines whether the Food and Drug Administrations medical device review process is adequately protecting the public. Our profile follows a woman who had pelvic organ prolapse and was treated with a surgically implanted mesh.
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Need To Know | Medical Devices
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Title:  Need To Know | Medical Devices
Description:  This week Need to Know medical correspondent Dr. Emily Senay examines whether the Food and Drug Administrations medical device review process is adequately protecting the public. Plus, anchor Jeff Greenfield interviews Dr. Josh Rising, project director of the Medical Device Initiative at The Pew Charitable Trusts.
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