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Returning veteran has few marketable skills

Jan 30, 2012
Editor’s Note: A commentary by Leo Webb, ”Returning veteran has few marketable skills,” prompted questions from listeners about Webb’s account of his service as an Army sniper in Iraq. A subsequent investigation found that the Army has no record of Webb. Webb also said he pitched for a Chicago Cubs minor-league team. Inquiries to the […]

Secret keeps man on margins of the economy

Jan 23, 2012
But a decision on routes during a road trip forced Jose Arreola to reveal it to a friend.

To pay for school, one undergrad makes a fateful decision.

Commentator Alejandra Bautista-Landin reflects on the decision that changed her life and where she's come since.

Payday loan becomes monthly ordeal

Jan 9, 2012
Commentator Mark Laws found himself on a "rat wheel" trying to pay off a loan to attend his mother's funeral.