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An umpire's biggest fan

At the Carolina Mudcats stadium near Raleigh, most young fans want nothing more than to meet a real player. Ten-year-old Vincent Stio is different – he idolizes umpires. Steve Hartman pays a call to a rare baseball fan studying the action behind home plate.

How rude! The disappearance of civility

Does it sometimes feel as if our politics has us all backed into ideological corners? Does it seem as if insults and name-calling have taken the place of civil dialogue – that incivility has gone viral? It may not just be manners that seem threatened these days; it may be our very notion of democracy. Martha Teichner talks with New York Times columnist Michelle Goldberg, constitutional lawyer Alan Dershowitz and professor Keith Bybee about the courseness of public discourse; and with Ohio Representatives Steve Stivers and Joyce Beatty, about their cross-aisle efforts to increase civility and respect inside and outside of Congress.

Almanac: Aviator Wiley Post

On July 22, 1933, the pilot completed the first solo round-the-world flight, circling the globe in 7 days, 18 hours, and 49 minutes in his Lockheed Vega, the "Winnie Mae." Jane Pauley reports.

Chicago's public art shines a light on disabilities

This summer in Chicago, beacons of hope are sprouting on the sidewalk. Dotting Michigan Avenue are 51 lighthouses – works of art created by those whom fate has severely tested. Dean Reynolds reports on a public art project that illuminates and celebrates the potential of people with disabilities.

Almanac: Aviator Wiley Post

On July 22, 1933, the pilot completed the first solo round-the-world flight, circling the globe in 7 days, 18 hours, and 49 minutes

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