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August was a roller-coaster month for the markets.

Aug. 31, 2011

As August draws to a close, Eight Forty-Eight invites a panel of journalists to review the month's headlines in the latest installment of the Month in Review. And Cheryl Raye-Stout shares the latest in Chicago sports. Then, no one wants to lose a job, a home, or find a new source of income. But when there's no other choice, sometimes, it works out for the better; Changing Gears tells three such Plan B stories. And as Soul Train lovers gear up to celebrate its 40th anniversary this weekend, Richard Steele talks with Don Cornelius, the longtime host of the dance and music show.

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