Joel Styzens is a musician, a drummer. But when he developed tinnitus in his ears, he thought he'd have to give up his passion. Soon, Joel realized that he could still play music, he just needed to change instruments. His latest album is Relax Your Ears.
Millions will flock to New York City this holiday season to enjoy the Radio City Rockettes perform their classic holiday show. It's a New York tradition. Tina Vaughn got to live out the dream of dozens of young girls who want to grace the Radio City stage as a real Rockette dancer. Also: a comic strip about life as a graduate student.
Quick: Who were the first 5 Presidents? Name all the foods you had for Thanksgiving dinner. What's your credit card number? Paul Mellor can tell you. Ok, he doesn't know your credit card number, but Paul has an amazing memory, and he can easily remember strings of numbers. This weekend, he participates in the annual USA Memory Championship in New York. Also in this episode: one of our occasional series, "Tough Jobs." Today, a luggage handler tells about his job.
When Camden New Jersey laid off one third of its fire fighters - 60 in total - Lydia Chapman was one of the ones who had to turn in her equipment. Lydia was one of the few women there. Dick speaks with Lydia about the cost of social cuts.
Skip Ockomon is a firefighter in Anderson, Indiana. Even in these tough times, Skip and others have managed to raise money for something they've long been dreaming of…a rescue house for families whose homes have been destroyed by fire.
Teachers and principals are also feeling the effects of a budget pinch. We first spoke with Joyce Irvine back in September. She was the principal who had to give up her job under new federal guidelines for her school to qualify for federal funding. We checked in to see what's happened since.