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Documents Reveal High-Pressure Sales Environment Inside Trump University

A federal judge released hundreds of documents related to Trump University, which is being sued for fraud. They show a high-pressure sales environment where employees were taught how to keep selling expensive packages of real estate classes, even when customers balked.
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Obama Returns To Booming Elkhart To Highlight Manufacturing Jobs

The president went back to the Indiana town to highlight its economic rebound. Since he first visited in early 2009, the unemployment rate has plunged from about 19 percent to around 4 percent.
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$15 Minimum Wage Advances In D.C., With Compromise On Tipped Workers

A D.C. Council committee has approved a bill raising the city's minimum wage to $15 and giving tipped workers a pay hike from $2.77 to $5.55 an hour.
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Busboys And Poets In Anacostia: Development Or Gentrification?

Local restaurant chain Busboys and Poets will soon open in Anacostia, which suffers from a dearth of dining and shopping options-- but some within the community are decrying the opening as gentrification.

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Venezuela Is Running Out Of Beer Amid Severe Economic Crisis

The country's largest beer producer, Empresas Polar, halted operations because the government restricted access to imported barley. But the president has pinned the entire food crisis on Polar.
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Low Prices, Foreign Oversupply Hurt U.S. Wheat Growers

The U.S. used to be the leading exporter of wheat but some countries are growing more than enough for themselves and exporting huge quantities. Americans watching gluten have softened demand at home.
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Coca-Cola Halts Production In Venezuela Due To Nation's Sugar Shortage

Venezuela just became one of the few countries in the world that does not sell Coca-Cola. Tom Standage of the Economist tells NPR's Rachel Martin what that says about the Venezuelan economy.
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'Invest For Who You Are' And More Advice For Millennials' Financial Future

Financial adviser Jude Boudreaux talks with three millennials: Amanda Jones, Kaylie Burns Gahagan and Austin Prater, about how coming of age during the recession impacts their financial plans now.
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Millenials Are Moving Back With Mom And Dad

A new survey finds more young adults now live at home with parents rather than with a spouse or romantic partner. Kim Parker of the Pew Research Center talks about the factors that fuel this trend.
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Barbershop: The Benefits Of Living At Home

Medical blogger Jillian Knowles and writer Alex Hardy have both written about moving back in with their parents. They share their experiences, while NPR's Asma Khalid explains the trend.

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