Karen Lee has seen both sides of the Florida housing boom. She worked in the mortgage industry for 30 years and in 2004, succumbed to the allure of skyrocketing housing prices. She and her husband sold their Key West dream home for $1.6 million and invested the money in other real estate.
Jerry Solom has heard stories on this program about people who have unexplained passions, and he decided to share his own story. Jerry grew up about as far away from the ocean as you can get, but for some reason, he had always thought about sailing to his parent's birth country, Norway.
Mariana Sadovska is a song-catcher. As a teenager in Ukraine, she recorded the songs and stories of her grandmother. Mariana would then go from village to village to record the songs of other women as a way of discovering her heritage and keeping it alive.
The work of the Wisconsin Senate has been paralyzed for a second week as 14 Democratic lawmakers remain out of state, refusing to return and take part in legislation that would curtail the bargaining rights of public sector unions. The most dramatic disappearance of lawmakers was in the late spring, 1979, in Texas. Senator Carl Parker and his fellow Democrats - nicknamed the Killer Bees - hid for five days to avoid controversial legislation.