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Many Manufacturing Workers Don't Make Enough To Keep Off Public Assistance

A UC Berkeley's Labor Center study suggests that many American manufacturing jobs aren't paying enough to keep workers off of public assistance. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to the Center's, Ken Jacobs.
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Write An Essay To Win A Local Newspaper

Newspaper for sale! Host Linda Wertheimer talks to Ross Connelly, owner of the Hardwick Gazette in Vermont. After 30 years, he's retiring and holding an essay contest to find a new publisher.
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After Nuclear Deal, Iran Pulls Quick Oil Production Rebound

Iran is on track to restore oil production and exports to pre-sanction levels, surprising many analysts. It's one of the areas where Iran has benefited from the nuclear deal it made with world powers.
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New Airport Security Lanes In Atlanta Are 30% More Efficient, TSA Chief Says

The two lanes, which were designed by Delta, were rolled out last month. TSA administrator Peter Neffenger told a Senate committee that "initial results show dramatic improvements."
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Safety Regulator Looks At Alleged Tesla Suspension Flaw

The celebrated electric car company denies allegations of a safety problem with its suspension and says claims that it told customers not to report the problem "preposterous."
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Investors See Big Opportunities In Opioid Addiction Treatment

Opioid addiction treatment is a growth market, and private equity firms are buying up treatment centers and chains. But it's too soon to say how this might affect access to care and quality.
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Playing For A Chance: The Promise And Pain Of The NBA's Minor League

Everyone knows about the multimillion-dollar salaries and celebrity status of NBA players. But in the shadows of the NBA, men toil in the relative obscurity of the D-League to keep their dream alive.
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Scheduled Flights To Cuba Approved For As Early As This Fall

The Department of Transportation has authorized six U.S. airlines to schedule round-trip flights from the U.S to some cities in Cuba. The DOT has not yet approved any flights to Havana.
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Gawker Files For Bankruptcy As It Faces $140 Million Court Penalty

In addition to its eponymous website, Gawker Media operates several other popular sites, including Deadspin, Jezebel and Gizmodo. The company will be sold to Ziff Davis.
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House Approves Bipartisan Bill To Address Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis

The bill, which still needs to be approved by the Senate, would appoint a seven-person board that could restructure the territory's debts. Puerto Rico owes more than $70 billion.

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