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Will Koreans Buy More American Cars?

Robert Siegel speaks with Eric Martin, global trade reporter with Bloomberg News, on the chances of Koreans buying more American cars, based on the free-trade agreement with South Korea that passed in Congress this week.
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Obama Pushes Free Trade Agenda In Detroit

President Obama was in Detroit Friday, selling his free trade agenda. He brought the message to an auto plant and brought along the South Korean president. Guy Raz talks to NPR's Ari Shapiro for more.
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U.S. Birthrate Dropped During Recession

A new report by the Pew Research Center shows that the U.S. birthrate dropped sharply during the recession. Guy Raz speaks with senior demographer Carl Haub from the nonprofit Population Reference Bureau about the correlation of America's recessions and a decrease in birthrate.
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Land Rush In Eastern Ohio A Boon For The Economy

There's a land rush for drilling rights in part of the energy-rich Utica Shale. It's good for the Buckeye State's economy and landowners with mineral rights. But despite the hype, little is publicly known about how much oil and gas the Utica will actually produce.
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Detroiters Urged To Make The City Better

All cities have PR campaigns to attract tourists and business travelers. In Detroit, the city is doing a publicity blitz to make residents feel good about their hometown, and to urge them to volunteer to make Detroit a better place to live.
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College Students Join Occupy Wall Street Protests

Students at more than 100 colleges across the country rallied Thursday to show solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street protesters. Demonstrators, both on and off campus, are voicing increasing frustration with the high cost of college, mounting student debt loads and the lousy job market for recent graduates.

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