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Ross and Burbank

December 11, 2012 - Hour: 2

Originally aired: Tuesday, December 11, 2012

The Michigan House of Representatives today passed right-to-work bills for public and private employees. Unions aren't happy. KIRO Radio's Ursula Reutin joins us with a story about a possible breakthrough in the fight against cancer. A 7-year-old girl who was dying from leukemia is in remission after doctors reprogrammed her immune system and used a form of the virus that causes AIDS to kill the cancer. // Why do cab drivers get so ANGRY when you try to use a credit/debit card? Brandi Kruse has an explanation and says change is on the horizon in Seattle. // ROSS COLORED GLASSES: Turns out bakery union members were right -- Hostess was a terribly run company. For months, company execs used funds intended for employee pensions to help run the sagging business. And the Treasury Department said Tuesday that it has sold all of its remaining shares of American International Group Inc., moving to wrap up the government's biggest bailout of the 2008 financial crisis. // America's milk business is in crisis. Luke is amazed at how much milk the average American drinks. And a Pasco man is refusing to take down a Christmas decoration that his neighborhood association says violates its rules. The sign says Jesus is the reason for the season, and it measures 6 feet by 3-and-a-half feet. The Neighborhood association says signs can't be more than 2 feet by 2 feet.


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