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Senators Reach Deal On National GMO Labeling Bill

The new bill would require companies to disclose genetically modified ingredients in food products. But critics dislike that this information does not have to appear directly on the food label.
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This Startup Wants You To Have Your Disposable Spoon And Eat It, Too

An Indian startup sells edible spoons that taste just like crackers, made out of millet, rice and wheat. The company's founder says it's a fun way to encourage people to reduce their plastic waste.

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TSA PreCheck Applications Soar Amid Long Lines At Airports

They don't take off their shoes, they don't take out their laptops and their numbers are growing every day. Some 16,000 people per day are applying for the government's airport pre-screening program.
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Who's The D.C. Local Running The General Services Administration?

In the Washington metropolitan region, the General Services Administration is in charge of more than 100 million square feet of federal workspace.

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It's Decision Time In The U.K.: Voters To Settle 'Brexit' Question

Should they stay or should they go? The United Kingdom votes today on whether to remain in the European Union. Votes are counted by hand, and the result likely won't be known until Friday morning.
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How Learning 'Soft Skills' Prepares DCPS Students For The Workplace

When you're pursuing jobs in career-oriented fields, sometimes it's the little things that count — like dress, attitude and the way you shake hands. A DCPS program called Tenacity is giving students a leg up in those areas.

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How The Outcome Of The Brexit Vote Could Affect The U.S. Economy

David Greene talks to David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center at the Brookings Institution, about how the U.K.'s referendum on whether to leave the European Union might affect Americans.
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The View From The Northeast: Economic Concerns

Steve Inskeep talks to political scientist Marion Orr of Brown University and NPR's Domenico Montanaro about economic concerns voters have in the Northeast, and how they might affect the election.
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Ticketmaster Issues Free Ticket Vouchers In Lawsuit Settlement

Ticketmaster is now making discounts and free tickets available as part of its settlement in a class-action lawsuit over fees. NPR checks in on how well that's working.
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What It's Like To Be A Part Of The 'Vanishing Middle Class'

Mat Johnson grew up poor, but managed to land in the middle class as an adult. Still, he says, opportunities for advancement are few and far between, and it's all too easy to slide back economically.

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