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The House passed a bill this week that will extend unemployment benefits for Americans who are hurting. So why won't it help Utahns? Because you have to live in a state where the overall unemployment rate is 8.5%, and ours is 6-something%. That's not fair - says Congressman Jason Chaeffetz - which is why he voted against it. We talked to the Congressman this morning - click here.
Ralph Nader has written a novel called Only the Super-Rich Can Save Us. It starts with Warren Buffet watching the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in his living room and thinking he should do something. The book's premise? What if several of America's wealthiest individuals decided it was time to work for the collective good? Ralph Nader joined Grant and Amanda this morning - so interesting. Click here.
We will hear an impatient President Obama in his first speech before the United Nations General Assembly today. He will chastise the nations who have criticized America for sitting back and waiting for us to fix the world's problems. ABC's Aaron Katersky reported on KSL from New York and tells us why the leader of Libya is staying in a tent in New York. What? You can't make this stuff up. Click here.