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new home sales set to be released at 10:00 a.m. eastern. economists expecting sales to jump 10.7%. david: they said we couldn't do this in the time allotted. but we did it. ladies and gentlemen, thank you very much. "willis report" is next. gerri: hello, everybody, i'm gerri willis. right now on "the willis report," true cost of an airline ticket? we're about to find out. there's a new push to stop airlines hiding fees. classic case of washington dysfunction. the fiasco around the new homeland security headquarters. >> >> a new report on how the soaring cost of college is forcing some high schoolkids to make some major changes. we're watching out for you on "the willis report." gerri: well if you saw the recent jobs report you would think the unemployment picture was rosy. the rate dropped to 6.3% but that doesn't really describe what's going on in the employment market.
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listen to this new survey. a new poll now showing that of those who are unemployed, 47% have completely, completely given up looking for work. joining me now to talk about this study, bob funk, ceo of express employment professionals which released the report. bob is also former chairman of the federal reserve bank in kansas city. he knows a thing or two about the economy. and tony bashara, president of babich and associates. author of, the job search solution. a dynamite panel to start with. thanks for coming in. bob, first to you. why is it that 47 people thrown up their hand on getting a new job? >> gerri, many of them out there looking for work and they just haven't found the right opportunity for themselves. many would need to be reeducated for the jobs that are available and they're not willing to do that. but more than that, i think the government and we need to concentrate on job creation, not job deprivation. the job creation is out here
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with the medium and small sized companies. 9% of the companies in america have less than 100 employees -- 9%. with more government regulation, small and mead women business is just not going to add jobs. >> bob, are you saying it is the economy? >> it is the economy and the economy is in worse shape than what is determined. the unemployment rate at 6.3 is really unrealistic, if you will. i think it is probably more like 10% plus. gerri: wow. >> and as we see people coming in looking for jobs. last year we employed 400,000 of them but we probably interviewed a million one, a million two. and most of those people need jobs, want jobs. of course the best social program in america would be to find jobs for them because that gives them satisfaction in their employment. gerri: well, the solutions it is an interesting covers but the numbers in this survey really surprising. tony, now to you.
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bob says it's the economy, stupid. i'm wondering some of the numbers in the surveys, seems to me like we have to look within ourselves. 60% of folks said they would not relocate to another state for a new job. 64% said they don't want to get extra education. don't we need to be more flexible. >> we need -- >> part of the problem -- gerri: let tony, answer, bob you can come back in, okay? >> well, part of the problem is we've conditioned ourselves to look for a job differently. i've been finding people jobs since 1973. i've seen six recessions. this has been the worst. but we now have conditioned people to look for a job in a different way. one out of every three of those people that are unemployed and don't know if they're going to go back are getting some kind of a government subsistence, some kind of unemployment. some kind of, where they go down to an office and they show up and they say, where's my unemployment? where are my benefits? now they're going down to those
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offices saying well, where is my job? it doesn't really work that way. so we have to get people off the dole and get them to not be so used to the government conditioning them to get their benefits. and, then we have to teach them how to go about finding a job. gerri: bob, you want to respond to that? >> i certainly would. and he is exactly right. there are so many social benefit costs that are out there, that many of them really don't want to work and if they do, they're finding it difficult to come off of the dole and go to work and find a good job and, you're right, they don't know how to in many cases. but part of our responsibility as business is to right to teach them how to find a job and be good workers and have a good work ethic. gerri: i think it all starts at home, right? you can't rely on government to teach you to have a good work ethic. mom and dad have to be doing something. tony, help me understand more numbers out of this survey.
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46% of these folks surveyed had no job interview in the prior month but 23%, their last interview was in 2012! two years ago. >> right. well, again we've conditioned people to think that looking for a job is going to be easy. next the death of a spouse, death of a child, death of a parent, coupled with divorce, the fourth most emotional thing we do is look for a job and nobody likes doing it f we get used to looking for a job online or get conditioned to go to an office thinking we're goingget e don't have a tendency to get up and go out there and actually look for a job. so then, when we get rejected two or three or four times, not realizing it will take 16 interviews to get a job. , we stop and we think, all i got to do is hit this send button and try to find a job that way. and it is not going to work. your odds of finding a job that way are one in 300.
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one in 300, come on! gerri: that's not good. >> no. gerri: bob, to you, are we creating sort of a permanent underclass here because we have such an economy that is so punk? >> unfortunately the great recession taught us that we need to be more on the government dole. that really is not going to work long term. what we have to remember we're in a worldwide labor market of. and we're competing with other countries of the world for these jobs and we have to have the people trained. we have to have them with a good work ethic. we have to have them with a got attitude. we have to have them with relativity to other people and their jobs. when you're interviewing as many as we interview, we find they need to have hope, encouragement. we need to have compassion for their situation and find them the best job we can. gerri: very good point. tony, to you, as we wrap up here, what happens to your skillset, attitude as bob was saying, what you bring to the table, the way you look at this?
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if you're sitting at home for two years with no interview? >> yeah, it's terrible. that's why i try to teach people, you have to take massive action. take more courses. get out. find any kind of a job, even if pushing a broom, get active. find, i teach in my programs, massive action. get interviews. get in front of people. just keep going. and get the momentum. their momentum has stopped. when their momentum stopped, then they don't do anymore and those in motion tend to stay in motion and those that aren't don't. gerri: right. thanks so much to both of you for being with us tonight. >> a pleasure. gerri: tony and bob, thank you. >> thank you, gerri. gerri: tough topic. we want to know what you think. here's our question tonight. do federal welfare programs, unemployment, employment, snap, do they discourage work? log on to vote on the right-hand side of the screen. i will share the results at the end of tonight's show. and next, a town in tennessee has a solution for the jobs problem.
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they're quickly becoming a center for innovation and job creation. officials were frustrated there with the slow internet speeds and high costs from the private sector. they set up their own, their very own publicly owned high-speed internet. joining me chattanooga mayor, andy burke. andy, thanks for coming on the show. mayor, great to have you here. how long ago did you guys do this and what have the payoffs been? >> well, this has been an important investment in our future. the initial investment was around 340 million. about 2/3 of that was bonded and the other third came through the federal government. we have started to see a real change. we're building a tech ecosystem. if you think about it from a mid-sized southern city standpoint that's unusual. gerri: very unusual and also very creative. seems this would make awe magnet for potential employers. do you believe you've been able
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to grow your jobs baseballs of this network? >> we see more people coming in specifically for tech. we also know that a lot of industry is looking and they see massive amendments of space so that every company is looking to insure they have the kind of capacity to grow. the tech sector is obviously an important one for the 21st century. now we're a player. gerri: clearly taxpayers had to sign on to this and willing to support it. were there lots of headwind and is there much conversation about it now or is it considered a great service? >> i'm sorry. went in and out. can you say that one more time? gerri: no problem at all. what has been the public response to this high-speed internet? are people happy to pay for it? because it ain't free. >> it's not free but we have seen about $100 million of revenue a year off of this. the public response to using the product has been terrific. the bigger issue is, it's changed the way that we think about ourselves. chattanooga was declared the
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dirtiest city in america by walter cronkite in 1969. we have a vibrant downtown. we've seen community revitalization. this is putting us in the position for the future. gerri: i have to tell you, the whole south is sort of on fire. a lot of automakers owing building plants and domestic automakers, boeing, the economy there is doing well. before we go, talk to me a little bit how this positioned chattanooga vis-a-vis the speed of the internet. how fast is it if it is superfast? >> well you don't need gigabit per second to load though i guess it could always help. what this does, if you want to download netflix as a user, have it at the home, certainly you can get it faster. the big thing if you're a company and you want to test tomorrow's technology today, chattanooga is the place to do it. gerri: mayor burke, great stuff. really interesting story. i bet a lot of cities don't
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think about that but you're positioned now like silicon valley. thank you. >> thank you. gerri: still a lot more to come this hour including your voice. your voice is important to us. that's why during the show we want you to facebook me or tweet me @gerriwillisfbn or send me an email, at the end of the hour i will read your tweets and emails. we want to hear what you think about the show as we do it. if you can't keep track of a growing number of airline fees, guess what? new rules for airlines to disclose high-flying add-ons. we may get it. all of that coming up
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gerri: so, let's say you want to take the family on vacation and you're asking yourself, how much are those plane tickets? the answer? it depends of the how do you compare prices? that depend too. now the federal government wants airlines to list all of the individual fees, the bag fees, the boarding fees, seating fees, et cetera, et cetera. but air fare expert rick sini says it is not that simple. he joins us now from dallas. rick, tell me what are these proposed new rules? give us a better idea what the feds want to do. >> i would put them in two very simple, broad category.
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one category, never end up at airport paying a fee you didn't know about ahead of time. and the other category is, that they should disclose, you should be able to compare apples to apples, every potential option so you will know if southwest doesn't have a bag fee and american does have a bag fee but if you're an american elite flyer you don't have to pay a bag fee and what that total cost is. gerri: i'm a little lost. >> those are two broad options. gerri: the feds want all these fees disclosed up front. the let's face it, the problem when you're shopping you may not whether jetblue has a first bag fee. >> sure. gerri: or does not have a first bag fee or whether spirit will charge to you put a bag overhead, right? >> right. gerri: that really counts of the last thing you want to get to the airport to face $100 in extra fees. >> no doubt about that. gerri: you have a common sense reason objecting to the disclosure. >> i have two objections to it.
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i'm happy doing the disclosure of the list out the things. put them on the boarding pass. put them on the checkout page when you're doing your credit card, for example. those are places you look all the time. but if i get 1000 results in my quote and you start asking me, you know, should i compare bag fees and seat fees and cut in line fees and more leg room fees on all thousands of these options i will end up with a mural that is 50 by 50 with a set of options. i have a four-inch display on my phone to traverse that. the other issue i have with it is, there are 600 airlines outside of the united states. how are they going to be required to file their fees because they're not governed by the department of transportation? because all these other big airlines like delta, american, united, have all these partners that may or may not file those particular fees into a place i can get them as a business owner to display on the internet? gerri: okay. so it is complicated. i will give you that and maybe those foreign airlines would have maybe an extra leg up
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because they wouldn't have to show those numbers. >> sure. gerri: come on, rick. advancing seating, extra leg room. they want to charge us if we want to lock down our seats early. overhead bag fee. i want to know all of that as soon as possible. to me, it doesn't matter whether it is the fare or some extra ridiculous fee that is being tacked on. it is all coming out of my pocket anyway. >> absolutely. >> why shouldn't i get it all at one time? >> you can. i think you should. when you go to do the check out or if you say, let me see details of this price, or if you have it on your boarding pass, i'm perfectly fine with it. the only issue i have with it, in the shopping experience i barely have enough room on a phone to show you price what time it leaves, when it goes, how long the flight is. if you ask me to add another five-pages on to every flight price, it is go going to be absolutely impossible. gerri: we, i in favor of the disclosure, i got to tell you. i understand your.
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and mobile is everything, right? i mean all business owners are interested in mobile but, i want to know what i'm paying. rick, thanks for coming on. >> i'm perfectly fine with that. gerri: it is an interesting debate. thanks for being on with us. we appreciate your time. >> sure, thanks, gerri. gerri: and you don't want to miss this. are you thinking of a juicy burger over the memorial day weekend? think again. the latest on the recall of 1.8 million pounds of ground beef. plus, government gone wild? nearly $5 billion down the drain for a new government building. your tax dollars not hard at work. find out which agency is burning your cash and why. taking mul, does your mouth often feel dry? a dry mouth can be a side effect of many medications but it can also lead to tooth decay and bad breath. that's why there's biotene. available as an oral rinse, toothpaste, spray or gel,
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gerri: still to come, life-threatening bacteria detected in popular foods all chaos the country. what you need to know right after the break. latte or au lait?
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$649.99. know better sleep with sleep number. gerri: a consumer alert for you now. if you're planning on grilling this memorial day weekend, frankly, who isn't, double-check that the beef you have is safe. fresh details out today, about the nearly 2 million pounds of ground beef products that have been recalled due to potential e.coli contamination. that beef might have wound up on store shelves in addition to restaurants. that is the big news. here with the latest, the food safety director for center for sigh fence the public interest. welcome back to the show, carolyn. good to have you here. i want to tell folks first we have the name of the store chains. there is a list here that may have this contaminated beef. we'll show you a scroll of that in just a second but as we're doing that carolyn, can you tell us what we need to be doing to keep ourselves safe?
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>> certainly. i hate to be the bearer of bad news right before memorial day but this strain of e.coli is the one that worries us the most. it causes very severe illnesses leading to hospitalizations. gerri: oh, boy. >> in fact, about six, cdc estimates about 60% of the people who have gotten sickenedded up in the hospital. gerri: wow. that is a big number. we're showing a list here. gordon food services. surf n turf. we'll put it on the website if you're worried about the picked up hamburger beef that may be bad. what happens to folks who eat these burgers or th beef, with e.coli? what are the symptoms, carolyn? >> so, the symptoms are very severe. it could be as severe as bloody
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diarrhea which is what handlands people in the hospital but it is clearly a bacteria you don't want to even mess around with in your kitchen. the most of the concerned about went into restaurants. but it does appear that there at least some part of it landed in retail outlets in michigan, north dakota, ohio, and florida. so if you're in those states and if you're looking at the usda website, you can get a list of the retailers who may have sold that product. gerri: you can also get it on our website tonight. we're putting it up there as well. and, you know, we reported on this yesterday. at the time there were fewer states. now nine states including florida. as far south as florida. you mentioned, restaurants, usda will not release names of restaurants. here is what they told us.
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people exposed were already exposed. it doesn't help the restaurant that is associated with these illnesses. our job is to identify product that still may be available. why won't they disclose the names of these restaurants, carolyn. >> a few years ago we actually to get usda to disclose the name of retail stores. this is certainly though showing us while we've gotten the retail stores disclosed, restaurants are still hidden behind usda's firewalls. now if you usda is absolutely certain that the meat is no longer in those restaurants, they might have a point not disclosing the names. but otherwise, if they can't be 100% certain that the meat's not out there, then consumers do have a right to know. gerri: i'm sure they're worried about mom-and-pop restaurants going out of business. before you go i want to mach about humice.
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we had seven sons of humice recalled. -- seven tons. what is the problem with the humice? >> the bacteria in the humice is listeria -- and it also can lead to very severe illnesses but mainly for people who are elderly. also people who are immine compromised. those who might be under treatment for cancer or have on any kind of immune suppressing drugs. very important that you pay attention and not eat to humice if you have it, especially among those in the high-risk groups because the, listeria is potentially deadly for a large percentage of those who get sick, which are those in the high-risk groups. gerri: carolyn, thank you for that consumer alert. >> excuse me. it can also lead to miscarriage. so we, same applies to pregnant women.
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gerri: thank you for being complete. we appreciate that. thank you so much. >> thank you. take care. gerri: you as well. and don't eat the hamburger meat, right? up next a perfect example of how the government wastes bills of dollars, again. find out a project that ballooned from $3 billion to five and may be scrapped all together. listen up, pet smart and petco are finally stopping the sale of potentially dangerous chinese-made dog and cat treats. why are these treats still on the shelves? we have a dog on set today. stay tuned.
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when csx trains move forward, so does the rest of the economy. csx. how tomorrow moves. gerri: the massive multibillion-dollar plan to construct a new headquarters of the department of homeland security. the one you are going to pay for is over budget and behind schedule and there's words that may never even get built.
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what is going on? to me now is guy benson. it's always great to have you on set here with us. so this thing is totally out of control. the costs are almost doubling. we don't know if it will ever even happen. if you are really worried about this, wouldn't you have done a? >> just and maybe it is time to cut this. originally it was going to be about $3 billion or a little bit left unturned last. that is now ballooned and they haven't lost anything yet. they are 11 years behind schedule. and magically dhs has managed to do business them and continue on without this even started. so i think that it is clear that this is not going to happen in both parties don't have the political will in terms of the funding. because sometimes i get tweets
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africa munger show segment you saying that you guys complain about the government. so it's why we talk about it all the time. but the ei is a different story. the fbi building on pennsylvania avenue is very old, ancient, it's far too cramped and they can't update it for a modern economy or modern amenities. so they are swapping and say give us bids and we will give you this property which is prime property and that makes sense. so that is the government doing something right that the ths progress in turn project is a boondoggle. gerri: there are people in government are trying to say that they are doing the right thing as well. so listen to this. the tsa and dhs say that they haven't received the appropriations of any further keeping the project on the original schedule.
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the commodity market and cost increase. so they say it's been on the board for a long time and in the meantime, don't blame us. >> going from 3,000,000,004.5 billion, that is real money and on top of that you have this 11 year delay if this is such an urgent thing that we ought to keep pouring money into and say let's keep going despite 11 years. where is the clear harm that has been done to the department of homeland security? >> it is a good point. you make a very good point. look let's go to my favorite story of the day. and that is french engineers designing trains to white for the traps. so i don't know how this happened, but you can the trains delivered and you find out, donna, it doesn't fit. 68 million. how can this happen? and you ever worry that
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something like that could happen here? >> it could happen here, although i would like to believe that american engineers are better than french engineers. and so how do you put together this huge project -- and there's something about the left mine and high-speed railroads. it's like let undreamt let's build these brand-new gleaming trains and then they don't fit. on top of the money art he spent over $60 million. gosh, the poor french taxpayers. except i don't feel too bad for them because they swept the socialist into power and they have to raise it to fix this nonsense. >> it so crazy that it happened in france. a lot of them same thing goodness it was in our country. well, angry customers lighting
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up the base social media tonight. we told you about the story last night. the online dating sites as they got hacked months ago and urging users to change their passwords in a blog posting yesterday. customers say they should have gotten an e-mail from ebay instead. many users reporting that they cannot change their passwords. what actions should consumers take? >> i think that consumers should be a little bit patient. this is obviously huge influx for ebay. they have 145 plus million users active on that site. so everyone is showing up to change their password right away is a bit challenging. >> is that the reason it keeps
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crashing? >> people in the cabling of a major cyberincident a month and a half rack was an incident called heartbleed. and over 60% of those recommended change their passwords did not. gerri: i don't know anyone who doesn't have an ebay account and you may have set it up years ago. what do you do? should you worry about it if it is that old iraq. >> there are a couple of things that i think users should be concerned about. number one there were users and passwords in this breach. we can be on the lookout for e-mails coming in. more importantly if you think about the average user, there are 10 or 20 different sides and has recombinations and what ends on happening is when this is compromised, what that means as
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they had to not only go in and change it at the site that was impacted but they have to go downstream and make sure they take care of it there as well. soon one of the things that drives me crazy is there are a lot of small-business operators on ebay. so their businesses are threatened by this. and at the company didn't tell them for weeks and weeks. why is that? >> they are going to walk a pretty fine line. they have to put this out there and they are proactive in terms of saying here is your password and this is what you do with your information. but it takes a little bit of time to figure out the scope of what happened and how they should best approach. gerri: i wish i could say my heart goes out, but it is not because i worry about the consumers and small-business operators who could get killed
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her. so obviously want to change your password when you c3 her. so obviously want to change your password when you can. you monitor your credit information? to make sure that someone is not stealing your information? >> that is always a healthy hygiene activity. to have a creditor monitoring service to look out for your personal identity. you want to also be on the active inbox and change your password on christ dating sites. the really importantly i think users have to be proactive in terms of really getting to a point where they understand the online exposure is and whether personal information lies in times of crisis with what they have to do to protect themselves. gerri: i think we will talk about this kind of story over and over again. ryan, thank you. >> thank you. gerri: now, it is your turn to sound off grid here's what some of you are sending me today about our poll question.
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federal welfare programs discourage or? with all of the entitlement programs, why should people look for a job? that is what one viewer says. and on facebook, one person wrote people are sick and tired of breaking their backs for slave wages. mike disagrees and says clearly that politicians are treating benefit. thank you for all of your posts. and here are some of your e-mails tonight as well. florence from wisconsin writes should the do not call us to modernize? one is tired when you get home and then get these calls come in times of political ones as well. people are not happy. and a cash challenge, whether using cash or credit cards, the responsibility is with the individual. i've been using visa or
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mastercard for 20 years and i have never paid a late fee or a penalty. so there you go. and susan writes come i've been using cash for 30 years. he gives me total control registers and keeps me from making crash positions. interesting debate. we love hearing from you. send me an e-mail at and it is the new trickle-down effect forcing high school kids to make tough choices. and country had choice banning these pets from china. so why are these still on store shelves? and brands breaking new here. mortgage rates down.
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gerri: do this, dog treats from china could be deadly. two huge players in the pet
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industry are dropping the treats made in the country. but they are waiting until the end of the year. so if you want to keep your dogs like argue from copper safe, how you do that? twenty now is a doctor from animal health insurance company called pet plan. okay, doctor benson. what people need to know about this? people don't even take it off the store shelves. >> it's not a recall yet. these are two pet food companies saying we can take it off of ourselves for the core public opinion. so the fda issued bulletins about these kinds of treats in 2007. so since that time they have investigated almost 5000 cases. gerri: we are not for sure and it is a chicken jerky? >> chicken jerky, chicken tenders, chicken strips.
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the fda ran the pet food recall in 2007 and there hasn't been any specific or content and and or bacteria that they found as of yet. stay on the dogs got sick but what happened? >> a lot of these cases due to be. like a bad type, vomiting or diarrhea, running from symptoms are feeling queasy to more serious symptoms. gerri: can a dog die from this? that we don't know. but so far they have not been able to isolate one single contaminant or bacteria. gerri: this is a great heads up for pet owners tonight.
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check out to find the latest. let's talk more about pet health care. so what do i need to do is a pet owner? doing it a first aid kit? you can go and there are some things you can do at home. especially suspect that there is poisoning her contamination. making sure that you have a 24 hour event lineup as well known dogs can eat everything they find him how i know it actually serious max well, you don't. we have an expression in veterinary medicine.
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and just watch your pet closely. copper here is available for long island and he is very cute. gerri: thank you so much for coming on, what a beautiful dog. appreciate your time. okay, thank you so much. and coming up next, skyrocketing moans are not just hitting college kids. high school kids are being forced to make tough choices that will affect the rest of their lives. stay with us. i knew what to do with. what i needed was information i could trust on how to take care of me and my baby. luckily, unitedhealthcare has a simple program
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school, rather college sticker shock. impacting students. we will have that in two minutes
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gerri: college students thought they had it tough. a new study says that high school students are concerned over higher education costs. this is driving their college decisions are here to weigh in is a senior vice president and author of the best 378 colleges. welcome back. >> it's good to be here and thank you. >> i think it's interesting that high school students are feeling the pressure. >> i think they are getting smart, practical, we know that college costs are not going down that. and so many are getting smarter. we know that 89% surveyed are
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extremely or very necessary when they start. >> would look at some of these numbers. 49% say they're going to a state school there will be cheaper, 70% of the community college and only 21% will go to private school. you say that they are giving practical, but state college is not cheap it is not cheap. when you think about the real number, the same number for the private schools where $1000 this year. so we are starting to think about the practicality of out-of-pocket expenses. >> the debt out there is growing. it seems to me that what you need is lower tuition and not higher borrowing. >> i agree and i think that in the long run many schools are expensive. but two thirds of the solid
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population are receiving some kind of financial rates. they should have a very few students are actually paying the full price. >> that's absolutely right. it's the sticker price not actually what you're going to be paying. so it's back up five steps. should these high school students refocused on the exclusion of anything else? >> i continue to be focused on price. they have to be focused on the academic sphere into the classroom. and you also want to make sure that you are happy and engaged in the classroom. you have to start thinking about this. >> this is how high school is printed for college. 82% say they are going to use financial aid and 70% scholarships, 72% and 74% say savings. so they know it's going to be a big thing. >> thing is that it's one more competitive when we think about going after those dollars. students need to do well in high
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school on the acp and sat to be able to burn those scholarship dollars supermarket to you how many people i know that have delayed getting married having kids and all that. it didn't stop her. >> estimate is. what we think about it is make sure you choose a great major in school. >> no what the salary will be when you start your career. gerri: wringing their smart smoke detector back to the market. a defective feature was designed
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and once i figure that feature has been disabled, your mom will still detect smoke and we talk about a lot on the show. we will be right back with my "two cents more" an answer to a question of the day. the federal welfare programs. discourage work? we will have that coming up next and the rush i get, lasts way more than an hour. (announcer) at scottrade, we share your passion for trading. that's why we've built powerful technology to alert you to your next opportunity. because at scottrade, our passion is to power yours.
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>> the results of our poll now. we assess on the federal welfare programs discourage work with 96% said yes and 4% said no. you are pretty definitive on that one. okay, you've probably heard of the popular internet figures grumpy cat or kernel me out. have you ever wanted your own grumpy cat? it may be as easy as turning on your cell phone. a new application called pet match allows users to upload a picture of an animal that they want into a database. then it searches the website pets available for adoption close to the location and pet
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match is currently only available apple operating systems. but beware, one individual uploaded a picture of lady gaga and got a matching image in the hands. something you don't every day, chrysler ceo has a request for potential buyers of their fiat collector car. don't buy it. he's tired of losing money. that is right, the ceo criticized state mandates that push manufacturers to build electric cars and he says he hopes to sell the minimum of these things. he says i hope you don't buy because every time i so want to cost me $14,000. and that is the problem when the big hand of government gets involved in the private sector. markets are distorted, companies lose money. a poor excuse for public policy. that is my "two cents more"
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