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GM's Archive Offers Glimpse Of Its Past And Future

After more than 100 years of ups and downs, General Motors has a lot of history. Most of GM's history is in the form of cars — hundreds of actual individual cars. The company tries to keep at least two of each car in storage. NPR's Sonari Glinton went on a walk through GM's attic to find out about the company's past and future.
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Sheryl Sandberg: "Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead" (Rebroadcast)

Only twenty-one of the Fortune 500 chief executives are women. Facebook C.O.O. Sheryl Sandberg on how women hold themselves back in the workplace and what to do about it.

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Ocean City Rejects Old Bay Advertising Overture

The makers of Old Bay offered to pay Ocean City to wrap their highly-visible boardwalk trams in advertising for the seafood spice — an offer city officials rejected, because they are thinking bigger.

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Jobless Claims Drop; Wholesale Prices Rise

The pace of claims for unemployment insurance continues to be the lowest since January 2008. Meanwhile, higher energy costs pushed wholesale prices up sharply in February. But the upward pressure has since eased somewhat.
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Book News: Apple CEO Ordered To Testify In E-Book Price Fixing Case

Also: Advice on reading Vladimir Nabokov; fresh opportunities for Twitter poetry; and a new literary award.
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'Serendipitous Interaction' Key To Tech Firms' Workplace Design

Executives have recently focused attention on Silicon Valley's workplace culture. While companies like Google, Facebook and Yahoo operate by their own set of rules, what happens there may influence how many Americans work. The key components? Interactive learning and fun, one expert says.
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Fast Fashion's Challenge: Making Money With 'Made In The USA'

Among fast-fashion chains, "made in the USA" labels are hard to find. Forever 21 has reaped billions ordering clothes from around the world. American Apparel, however, boasts that each of its garments are made domestically. The key to its profitability may lie in the limited types of garments it sells.
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Tech Companies Like Google Build 'Serendipitous Interaction' Into The Workplace

Two women executives, Marissa Mayer of Yahoo and Sheryl Sandberg of Facebook, have recently focused attention on the workplace culture of Silicon Valley. While companies such as Google, Facebook and Yahoo operate by their own set of rules, what happens there may influence how many Americans work in the future.

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