Today's Takeaway | October 5, 2012

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Friday, October 05, 2012

Aurora crime scene

Small Business Owners React to Jobs Report | Don't Mention It: Gun Violence | New Movie Releases: 'Taken 2,' 'Frankenweenie,' 'The Paperboy' | Toledo, Ohio Mayor Says Stop Bashing China | Lee Daniels on "The Paperboy"

Small Business Owners React to Jobs Report

The recently-released ADP September jobs report showed modest growth in the job market. While all of this will certainly be hailed as positive results from the Democrats, Republicans and other detractors will be quick to point out that job growth has been significantly less than what was expected.

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Don't Mention It: Gun Violence

Earlier this week, just hours before the first presidential debate in Denver, Aurora shooting victim Stephen Barton spoke out in a new ad, put out by Mayors Against Illegal Guns, asking the voters to pay close attention to how both candidates addressed gun violence.

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Essay: The Contentious Election of America's Centennial

In Fremont, Ohio you can see the quiet evidence of the election of America’s centennial year, an election that rocked the United States in a way we have only glimpsed since.

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New Movie Releases: 'Taken 2,' 'The Paperboy'

Each Friday, the Movie Date team gives their take on the weekend's big movie releases. Rafer Guzman and Kristen Meinzer are the hosts of Movie Date. In addition to hosting the podcast, Rafer is film critic for Newsday and Kristen is culture producer for the Takeaway. 

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Toledo, Ohio Mayor Says Stop Bashing China

For most mayors, having both presidential candidates campaigning in your town or city at the same time is cause for excitement. But for Mayor Michael Bell of Toledo, Ohio, it brought some mixed feelings.

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Lee Daniels on "The Paperboy"

Academy Award-nominated director Lee Daniels talks about negative reviews, standing ovations, Nicole Kidman doing her own make-up, and his strange genre-bending new movie "The Paperboy"

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