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Hurricane Earl: a view from the ground

Despite being downgraded to a Category 3 storm with winds clocked at 125 mph, Earl is expected to majorly disrupt travel plans this Labor Day weekend. We check in with people who are living in areas expected to be hit by the storm.

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Blizzards bombard the east coast

In fact, much of the U.S. and Western Europe have already suffered through a spate of snowstorms this winter. Michael Allaby, author of the book series "Dangerous Weather," joins us to discuss the impact of blizzards across the country and the world.

Angels in North Carolina

The new play Southern Rapture takes place in 1996, when a local production of Tony Kushner's "Angels in America" became a political hot potato and put artistic freedom and arts funding on the line. Mary C. Curtis looks back at the ruckus.