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2:33pm

Thu October 4, 2012
The Two-Way

Go To Jail For A Retweet? Filipino Lawmaker Tries To Ease Concern

Does he need to watch what he likes? Facebook's logo is reflected in the glasses of a student in Manila.
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1:21pm

Thu October 4, 2012
The Two-Way

Have A Burning Question About The Election? 'Weekend Edition' May Have Your Answer

Originally published on Thu October 4, 2012 2:37 pm

Once again, our friends at Weekend Edition want to put your questions to NPR reporters. Last time the subject was foreign policy, but this weekend they're looking for election-related questions from you:

"As we approach Election Day, Weekend Edition is seeking your questions about issues and candidates. This week, we want to hear your questions about the presidential candidates' positions on taxes and housing policy.

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1:12pm

Thu October 4, 2012
The Two-Way

NHL Cancels Games Through Oct. 24

Last season, the Los Angeles Kings won the Stanley Cup. But when will they play next?
Harry How Getty Images

The National Hockey League today officially canceled games scheduled through Oct. 24 as players and management remain at odds over a new contract.

We like hockey. We suspect some of you do too. But we have to wonder whether missing some of what's become a very long regular season will matter all that much to most fans.

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12:16pm

Thu October 4, 2012
The Two-Way

Friday's Jobs Report Is Campaign's Next Key Moment, Here's What To Expect

The welcome sign at a job fair earlier this year in Washington, D.C.
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With the first presidential debate now behind us, what's the next big item on the campaign calendar?

It's Friday's 8:30 a.m. ET release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics about the September unemployment rate and how many jobs were added to payrolls last month.

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11:41am

Thu October 4, 2012
The Two-Way

Google, Publishers Reach Deal On Book Scanning

Originally published on Thu October 4, 2012 11:54 am

Google and a group of book publishers have settled a seven-year-old dispute that would allow the search giant to continue in its quest to digitize all the world's books.

This is only a step in that direction because Google still has an outstanding lawsuit with authors.

The New York Times explains:

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