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Tue July 5, 2011
Author Interviews

You Too Can Be A Successful Screenwriter

Renee Montagne talks to screenwriters and comedians Robert Ben Garant and Thomas Lennon. They're out with a new guide for hopeful screenwriters: "Writing Movies for Fun and Profit: How We Made a Billion Dollars at the Box Office and You Can, Too!"

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Tue July 5, 2011
Business

Business News

Renee Montagne has business news.

4:00am

Tue July 5, 2011
Business

Dallas Tests Where Section 8 Recipients May Live

Originally published on Thu July 7, 2011 7:04 am

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STEVE INSKEEP, host:

In this country we could see some changes in a government housing program known as Section 8. Critics have complained that this subsidized rent program gives recipients enough money to live in poor, minority neighborhoods, but not enough money to live anywhere else. Now the Department of Housing and Urban Development is rethinking the way it calculates rent payments.

The city of Dallas has been testing these changes and Jeff Cohen from member station WNPR has this report.

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Tue July 5, 2011
Business

The Last Word In Business

Renee Montagne and Steve Inskeep have the Last Word in business.

4:00am

Tue July 5, 2011
Latin America

Cancer-Stricken Chavez Returns To Venezuela To Convalesce

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez quietly slipped back into the country on a pre-dawn flight from Cuba Monday. For nearly a month, he's been in Havana where doctors had removed a cancerous tumor.

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