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Georgia Leads A Push To Help Ex-Prisoners Get Jobs

Federal grant money is flowing to skills training programs for ex-offenders. But aid will be successful only if employers are willing to hire them. That's where state re-entry programs show promise.
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Jobs Report Expected To Show 'Stronger Momentum' In Economy

Economists surveyed by Reuters are predicting that employers added about 230,000 jobs to their payrolls in June. That's less than the month before but still a pretty strong showing.
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Justice Department Investigates Possible Collusion In U.S. Airline Industry

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Sen. Richard Blumenthal, who asked the Justice Department to investigate possible collusion in the U.S. airline industry to keep ticket prices high.
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As The NBA's Free Agency Period Begins, LeBron James Has All The Power

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to sportswriter Bob Ryan about the start of NBA free agency Wednesday, and the man with the most power in the NBA — LeBron James.
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The Economics Of Airline Baggage Check; To Pay Or Not To Pay

NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Rick Seaney, CEO of Farecompare.com, about the economics of luggage fees for airlines. JetBlue started to charge fees for the first checked bag on Wednesday.
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Frontier Airlines Exit Leaves Delaware Without Commercial Flights

Frontier Airlines is saying goodbye to New Castle Airport in Wilmington, Del. That makes the second-smallest state the only one in the country without access to commercial passenger flights.
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Justice Department Investigating Airlines For Possible Price Collusion

The department says it is looking into "possible unlawful coordination" by several major carriers. American and United have confirmed that they are among the airlines under scrutiny.
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Industry Payments To Doctors Are Ingrained, Federal Data Show

The latest data on payments from drug and device companies to doctors show that many doctors received payments on 100 or more days last year. Some received payments on more days than they didn't.
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Environmental Outlook: The Growing Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement

A look at the growing fossil fuel divestment movement.

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Toyota's Top Female Executive Resigns After Arrest

Julie Hamp was accused of importing the prescription painkiller oxycodone in violation of the country's narcotics laws. She was arrested June 18 but has not been charged.

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