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NEED TO KNOW is an integrated broadcast and online current affairs project, uniting broadcast and web in an innovative approach to newsgathering and reporting. It breaks through the limitations of the broadcast schedule by means of a web-based production model that empowers audiences to "tune in" anytime and anywhere. A cross-media initiative built around a wide community of journalists and producers, with input from an engaged audience, NEED TO KNOW covers five primary beats: the economy; the environment and energy; health; security; and culture. Stories, interviews, blogs and photo features are continually added to and updated online, with the production . . .

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Sunday, Oct 28, 2012 - 1:00 PM    MARIA HINOJOSA ANCHORS. This week, Need to Know's Rick Carr reports on controversial changes to election rules in the battleground state of Florida- will they root out voter fraud or keep legitimate voters from the polls? Also, a conversation with James Carter, the man behind the infamous '47'%' video, who, like other amateur opposition researchers, is harnessing the power of the internet to upend campaigns. And from our "American Voices" series, comedian Dean Obeidallah on one group of voters that no one seems to be courting. D

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