00:00:00
/
00:00:00
 
Press Play to start audio

The Cost Of Cutbacks [2.2.2011]

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. Also in nthis episode: firefighter Skip Ockomon in Anderson, Indiana. And we check back in with Joyce Irvine - the principal removed from her job so her school district could qualify for federal stimulus money. And - a musician who thought he'd have to give up his passion, gets a second chance.

In this Show

Daily Story Update

Get daily updates and special announcements about The Story.
 

Produced by

WUNC North Carolina Public Radio 91.5 logo