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Thursday In Depth: July 12, 2012

  • 9:06 a.m.

    The state of U.S. airlines

    With the increase of low-cost airline carriers such as Spirit and JetBlue, the experience of travel has changed and flier satisfaction has dropped. How has the culture of travel changed, and what is the future of airlines in America?

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  • 10:20 a.m.

    The future of zoos

    The recent flooding at the Duluth zoo and numerous dolphin deaths at the Minnesota Zoo made us think about the issues surrounding animals in captivity. Is it ethical? And what is the purpose of zoos today?

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  • 11:06 a.m.

    Is the minimum wage too low?

    In an attempt to balance the city budget, Scranton, Pa. slashed all city worker pay last week to minimum wage. Would raising the minimum wage provide a better quality of life for hourly workers?

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