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Hot Jobs: Baseball announcer

Aug 29, 2008
There's about a month left in Major League Baseball's regular season. But the minors have a long, hard season, too. To see what that world was all about, we went to Portland, Ore. to get the play-by-play. Last in a series.

Hot Jobs: Canoe renter

Aug 22, 2008
Ruth Bender remembers how her family was always lending their boat to neighbors when she was growing up in Wisconsin. She turned that memory into a business, renting canoes on the Wisconsin River.

Hot Jobs: Air Conditioner Repairman

Aug 15, 2008
When it gets really hot out and your air conditioner conks out, Russ Wichterman could be your knight in shining armor. Wichterman tells us what it's like to be an air conditioning repairman.

Hot Jobs: Mac's is big on Cape Cod

Aug 8, 2008
Mac's Seafood in Wellfleet, Mass., has been serving up eats to hungry beach-goers since 1995. For our Hot Jobs series, we stopped by to talk to one of the servers, who says the whole place really cooks.

Hot Jobs: A man who battles the blazes

Aug 1, 2008
Northern California has been hit hard this summer by wildfires. So we traveled to Chico to meet Gene Dunning, who battles blazes for the Butte County Fire Department. Another in our Hot Jobs series.

Hot Jobs: Mountain Jeep tour guide

Jul 25, 2008
There are a lot of places in this country where the season for fun in the sun can be kind of short. Colorado is one of them. So to truly enjoy the great outdoors you might want to hop in a Jeep with Roger Kirby.

Hot Jobs: Boardwalk retailers

Jul 18, 2008
For the latest installment of our "Hot Jobs" series, we head to the Boardwalk in Ocean City, Maryland, where we talk to a pair of summer retailers.

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Hot Jobs: Surf instructor

Jul 11, 2008
For the third installment in our "Hot Jobs" series, we hang ten with surf instructor Michael Sisiam.

Hot Jobs: Pyrotechnician

Jul 3, 2008
The second installment in our "Hot Jobs" series: A trip to the Hollywood Bowl where pyrotechnician Eric Elias lights up the night sky.

Hot Jobs: Bikini shop manager

Jun 28, 2008
For the first installment of our "Hot Jobs" series, we check out the source for summer gear and meet Eduardo Lora, manager of a bikini shop in Miami Beach.