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September 30th, 2009
03:05 PM ET

Sex Offenders: Out of Prison, No Place to Go

Georgia... we have a problem.

Hundreds of homeless sex offenders are "roaming" the state, looking for somewhere they're allowed to live. The other day, we brought you the story of a suburban Atlanta campsite that was home to a group of offenders. Here's the update, and an interview with one of the lawyers representing the men.

September 30th, 2009
01:23 PM ET

Working To Abolish The "N Word"

In Wednesday's 2pm eastern hour, Don Lemon, filling in for Kyra Phillips, interviewed Jonathan McCoy.

He's an 11-year-old whose impassioned and astute speech calling for the abolishment of the "n word" has gone viral on YouTube.

He's also set up an online petition to ban the word.

September 30th, 2009
08:31 AM ET

School Daze?

Will students benefit from a longer school day or school year?
That’s what President Obama is suggesting. According to Mr. Obama, American kids spend too little time in school – and that puts them at a disadvantage with other students around the world. But we want to know what you think.

Will adding time to classes or establishing a longer school year make a difference? Leave us a comment below and Heidi will read some of them on the air, from 9a-11a in the newsroom.


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