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October 15th, 2009
05:25 PM ET

Join us This Saturday for "Dollar Dilemmas"

Are you encouraged about the Dow passing the 10,000 mark for the first time in a year? Or would you say you're still skeptical about the stock market?

Does the Dow's jump have you thinking about making changes to your 401k plan?

What about Christmas and Hanukkah? Are you already thinking about how much you're going to spend on gifts? Do you plan to spend more, less or about the same this year?

Join us this Saturday at 4pm ET as we tackle your "Dollar Dilemmas" with the Dolans. We want to know what's on your mind. Leave us your questions and comments.

Filed under: Anchors • Fredricka Whitfield • Josh Levs
October 15th, 2009
05:10 PM ET

President Promises to End "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

President Obama pledges to eliminate the controversial policy that prohibits openly gay people from serving in the U.S. military. CNN's Don Lemon discusses the president's commitments to gay rights with CNN Political Editor Mark Preston and Chicago Sun-Times columnist Lynn Sweet.

Filed under: Don Lemon
October 15th, 2009
01:31 PM ET

The 30 Second Pitch: Laid Off Banker

When a laid-off banker needed to find a new way to find potential employers he reached out to us.

Every Thursday we feature a job seeker and we've met some pretty creative and determined people.

This week banker Steward Anderson showed us his unique approach to tracking his progress looking for work.

If you have a job for him you may e-mail him at:

If you've lost your job and want to be part of The 30 Second Pitch, e-mail us your resume and contact information to:

October 15th, 2009
01:10 PM ET

Doctor update: Florida teen set on fire

Fifteen-year-old Michael Brewer was doused with alcohol and set on fire by other kids for telling on a boy who tried to steal his dad’s bike. Brewer was burned on 80 percent of his body. Police have charged five middle school boys in the attack. One of them is charged with attempted murder.

Tony Harris gets an update from the doctor treating Michael Brewer.

October 15th, 2009
10:19 AM ET

"America's Mom" helping people get tech savvy

You know her as the iconic "Mrs. Brady," and now Florence Henderson - who's been called "America's Mom" - has a new mission: helping people who didn't grow up with computers learn to be tech savvy. This morning in the Newsroom, I'll speak with her about her new venture, Plus we'll get the truth behind some of those Brady Bunch rumors, as the show celebrates its 40th anniversary!

Filed under: Heidi Collins • Josh Levs
October 15th, 2009
08:29 AM ET

Should the H1N1 Vaccine Be Mandatory for Health Care Workers?

The New York State Health Commissioner has made seasonal flu and H1N1 vaccines mandatory for health care workers who have contact with patients. Right now, New York is the only state mandating the vaccines. The CDC has not advised states to do this.

Do you think the H1N1 vaccine be mandatory for health care workers? Post your comments here.

Filed under: Heidi Collins