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October 11th, 2010
01:49 PM ET

MISSION POSSIBLE: I Make America Campaign

Today's Mission Possible is Mike Rowe.  You may have seen him on Discovery Channel's Dirty Jobs show.  He's tried 300 of the dirtiest jobs out there, like changing a lightbulb 600 feet up in the air or cleaning out skulls.  His work is all about bringing respect to the skilled workers who make life possible for the rest of us.  We're talking about plumbers, rig workers, car technicians, etc.  We're expected to see a shortage of these workers in the next few years.

To check out the I Make America campaign, click here.

Also check out Mike Rowe Works website by clicking here.

To check out his show Dirty Jobs, click here.

Filed under: Ali Velshi • Anchors • Mission Possible
October 11th, 2010
01:05 PM ET

200 New Species Found

Conservation International discovered 200 new species of animals in Papua New Guinea.  They have posted the pictures and information about some of the animals on their website.  You have to see it to believe.

To check out the animals, click here.

Filed under: Ali Velshi • Anchors • CNN Newsroom
October 11th, 2010
06:53 AM ET

Countdown to Election Day: Battle of the Attack Ad’s

Many are saying this is one of the nastiest elections ever! Candidates are flooding the airwaves with down right nasty ads at their opponents. Florida Democrat Allan Grayson likens his opponent Dan Webster to the Taliban. Senate Majority leader Harry Reid in three separate ads has called Sharron Angle “extreme”. Angle struck put up her fists with a mocking ad about President Obama, Nancy Pelosi, and Harry Reid as “It maybe the most tragic love story of our time.” This has been the norm across the country and will only get worse as we get closer to November 2nd. Will these ads deter you from voting and do you even watch them?

We want to hear what you think. Kyra Phillips will read some of your responses during the 10 o’clock hour of CNN Newsroom.

Filed under: CNN Newsroom • Kyra Phillips