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Feb 8, 2021

How “pooled testing” can help keep schools open

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Pooled testing occurs when multiple samples are tested collectively. Plus, a conversation with the writer-director of "Miss Juneteenth."

Segments From this episode

Dems' family agenda: tax credits, child care and school aid, paid leave

Feb 8, 2021
Now that the party's in control in Washington, progressives are aiming high.
Women, especially those with children at home, have lost or left work at unprecedented levels.
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Will the next round of relief checks be based on 2020 income?

Feb 8, 2021
That may depend on how early you file your taxes.
Filing your taxes electronically and early could raise the odds of getting a relief check based on your 2020 income, according to Janet Holtzblatt of the Tax Policy Center.
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Store brands are becoming more popular during the pandemic

Feb 8, 2021
And not just because they're more affordable.
The stigma of buying generic simply isn't there anymore, generally speaking.
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Music from the episode

Animals Baths
Never Catch Me Flying Lotus, Kendrick Lamar
Philodendron Fields Monster Rally
Dreams The Cranberries

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Bridget Bodnar Producer
Daisy Palacios Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Associate Producer