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June 4th, 2010
01:16 PM ET

The Next Big Thing: Pitching Baseball

Turning ideas into reality: it's what American innovation is all about.  And it's what our inspiring series "The Next Big Thing" is about.

A logger, inspired by his 10-year-old son, invents a gadget to fix his swing.  And it may be a home run.

Filed under: CNN Newsroom • Next Big Thing • Tony Harris
June 4th, 2010
07:59 AM ET

Got Job Questions?

New this morning, the Labor Department says employers added 431,000 jobs to their payrolls last month.
But the bulk of the growth was in government jobs and private sector job growth was weak.
411,000 of the jobs added were for Census workers whose positions will disappear after the summer.
The unemployment rate dropped from 9.9% to 9.7%.
In the 10am hour, we’ll talk with a vice president of
Post questions you have about how to prepare for a job, and how to land one, to our blog. We’ll ask him for you during his live appearance.

Filed under: Fredricka Whitfield • Kyra Phillips