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AirTalk for March 11, 2013

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Proposed California Budget Cuts Threaten Adult Day Health Care
As California moves toward implementation of Obamacare in the state, Governor Jerry Brown and Democratic state lawmakers have hit a speed bump in how the state will pay for coverage of the poorest Californians.
US Chief Operating Officer of Facebook

Sheryl Sandberg rocks the boat by leaning in

In her new book, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg tells women they need to “lean in,” embrace success and self-confidence, take charge of their careers. But the problem is not just women themselves, she says - it’s ingrained societal prejudices.
Venezuela Chavez
Venezuela’s government has announced that it plans to embalm the body of recently deceased leader Hugo Chavez, so that it may displayed in a glass coffin “eternally” and inspire Venezuelans to keep the socialist revolution alive.
Walmart hiring

Jumping through hoops to get a job

As the unemployment rate continues to drop, employers have large numbers of qualified candidates from which to choose. But many companies are taking a more cautious and timely approach to hiring new labor. What can convince employers to invest in their workforce and fill vacant positions? Have you been run through the ringer to get a job?

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