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CNN Radio News Day: December 11, 2012
Union members from around the country rally at the Michigan State Capitol to protest a vote on Right-to-Work legislation December 11, 2012 in Lansing, Michigan.
December 11th, 2012
04:28 PM ET

CNN Radio News Day: December 11, 2012

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(CNN) – Welcome to CNN Radio News Day.

  • In the midst of vocal protest inside and outside Michigan's capitol building, the state's lawmakers Tuesday passed right-to-work legislation.  The bills will allow workers at union-represented employers to opt-out of paying union dues.  Critics say the legislation will weaken unions, but supporters say it'll make Michigan more economically competitive.  But those in opposition, like Terry O'Sullivan of the Laborers' International Union, say the fight will continue:

"...I say this, if it's a fight they want, then it's a damn war they're going to get brothers and sisters!"          FULL POST

December 11th, 2012
09:32 AM ET

Saving photos damaged by Sandy

By Steve Kastenbaum, CNN

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(CNN) – They were stored in boxes on shelves in basements, hanging in frames on dining room walls, standing on coffee tables and book shelves in living rooms. Thousands upon thousands of treasured family photos were badly damaged by flood waters from Superstorm Sandy.

Finding joy among the wreckage: Family photos returned post-Sandy

An army of volunteers across the country and around the world are working to restore the pictures to the way they looked before the storm.

[:52] “We are digitally repairing these photographs and restoring them to make them look like new so that these negative memories from that unfortunate day are turned into happy ones again,” said Lee Kelly, founder of the volunteer organization Care for Sandy.

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