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PBS NewsHour Weekend

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36.1 PBS NewsHour Weekend More and more employers throughout the country use background checks to review their company's applicants. Megan Thompson takes a look at the job-screening process, which has recently come under fire for inaccurate reports that can cost people jobs.
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201 SA 08/23/14 05:30pm 00:26:46 - (CC) × ST
36.1 PBS NewsHour Weekend Mark Litke returns to the Philippines to examine the effects of its staggering birth rate, caused partly by little or no access to contraception or family planning advice. He follows mothers and newborns from one of the busiest maternity wards in the world to the overcrowded slums where families live in poverty.
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202 SU 08/24/14 05:30pm 00:26:45 - × × ST
36.1 PBS NewsHour Weekend Young adult literature, better known as YA, has had a faithful following of younger readers. But now, more people over the age of 18 than ever before are picking up these addictive books, turning the genre into a booming business. Tracy Wholf sits down with award-winning author Lois Lowry and more to discuss how these titles are being adapted into popular films.
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203 SA 08/30/14 05:30pm 00:26:46 - (CC) × ST
36.1 PBS NewsHour Weekend Advocates of the Paleo diet promote eating foods they say are more in line with what our ancient ancestors ate, such as meat and vegetables rather than dairy and grains, which were introduced after the invention of agriculture. But the diet's modern version may not actually give an accurate picture of what our predecessors really ate. Science writer Ann Gibbons discusses how to follow the real Paleo Diet.
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204 SU 08/31/14 05:29pm 00:26:45 - × × ST
36.1 PBS NewsHour Weekend PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND contains original, in-depth field reporting on topics including education, healthcare, the economy, energy, science and technology, religion, finance and the arts. Hari Sreenivasan anchors.
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305 SA 09/20/14 05:30pm 00:26:46 - (CC) × ST
36.1 PBS NewsHour Weekend PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND contains original, in-depth field reporting on topics including education, healthcare, the economy, energy, science and technology, religion, finance and the arts. Hari Sreenivasan anchors.
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306 SU 09/21/14 05:30pm 00:26:46 - × × ST
36.1 PBS NewsHour Weekend PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND contains original, in-depth field reporting on topics including education, healthcare, the economy, energy, science and technology, religion, finance and the arts. Hari Sreenivasan anchors.
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307 SA 09/27/14 05:30pm 00:26:46 - (CC) × ST
36.1 PBS NewsHour Weekend PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND contains original, in-depth field reporting on topics including education, healthcare, the economy, energy, science and technology, religion, finance and the arts. Hari Sreenivasan anchors.
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308 SU 09/28/14 05:30pm 00:26:46 - × × ST