Takeouts: walking away from a mortgage, scouts turn 100, listeners on Groundhog Day

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FINANCE TAKEOUT: For the first time since the Great Depression homeowners are thinking about walking away from their homes, despite having the money to keep up with their mortgage payments. New York Times finance reporter Louise Story tells us why.

SCOUTS TAKEOUT: As the Boy Scouts of America turns 100 years old, its reintroducing itself to America. Part of the centennial plan is to recruit more Hispanics into the world of scouting. Marcos Nava, Hispanic Initiatives Team Leader with the scouting organization, explains the details and the motivation behind the plan.

LISTENERS TAKEOUT: After we learned how the 1993 film, “Groundhog Day,” has been used by religious communities, listeners tell us how the film has inspired them.

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