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April 12th, 2010
07:00 AM ET

A warning letter to Toyota from its workers

(CNN) – Long before the massive recalls, back when Toyota enjoyed a spotless reputation for safety, a group of assembly line workers in Japan started growing concerned.

They didn't like the way their company was changing, so they wrote a warning letter to their CEO. Our Deb Feyerick has seen that letter and spoke to one of the workers who crafted it.

Filed under: Business
April 12th, 2010
05:59 AM ET

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Former  Gov. Mitt Romney defeated Rep. Ron Paul by a single vote in the Southern Republican Leadership Conference's 2012 straw poll on Saturday.

Former Gov. Mitt Romney defeated Rep. Ron Paul by a single vote in the Southern Republican Leadership Conference's 2012 straw poll on Saturday.

Who is the future of the GOP?

(CNN) – Republicans rallied the troops this weekend at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference.

Some of the GOP's biggest names fired up the faithful in New Orleans, giving us an early indication of who could be at the top of the ticket in 2012.

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney defeated Texas Rep. Ron Paul by a single vote in the conference's 2012 straw poll on Saturday.

Romney did not appear at the New Orleans conference, but received 439 votes - or 24 percent - of the 1,806 ballots cast by delegates at the conference. Paul earned 438 votes.

Our Jim Acosta will have the report and we'll be joined by Rep. Ron Paul who will share his thoughts on the future of the GOP. Read more

Adopted Russian boy sent packing

An adopted seven year old boy has been returned to Russia, literally sent packing by his American mother. Russia says it's now putting American adoptions on hold. It's a decision that could affect hundreds of families this morning. We will look at both sides of this and what it could mean for kids and couples who want to be parents. Read more

China rising: Opportunity or threat?

Before the turn of the century, it was considered a "no brainer" for U.S. businesses: you had to be in China. Fast forward ten years and you have to ask the question, "has China been good or bad for America?" Our Christine Romans is kicking off a week-long special report today called, "China rising: Opportunity or threat?

Sound off: We want to hear from you this morning. Add your comments to the LIVE blog below and we'll read some of them on the show.

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