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A Chinese Company Brings Hope To Former GM Workers In Ohio

For years, industrial cities across the U.S. have watched factories pack up and leave, taking their operations to Mexico or China. But recently a Chinese auto glass maker announced plans to bring new life to a former General Motors plant near Dayton, Ohio.
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Illinois Train Conductor's Challenge: Keep The Beer From Freezing

In extreme cold, beer is particularly vulnerable when it's waiting to go into "the beer house." The bottles and cans are fairly safe as long as the cars they're in are kept moving, a train conductor says.
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Top Moments In State Of The Union History

When was the first State of the Union delivered? Did every president give one? Who delivered the "Four Freedoms" speech? Find out here.
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Sushi Chefs Aren't Feeling California's New Glove Law

The new law aimed at improving food safety requires chefs and others who handle raw food in restaurants to wear gloves. Sushi chefs say it takes the feel out of hands-on sushi.
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College Students Can Learn To Drink Less, If Schools Help

Drinking too much may seem like an essential part of college life for many students. But interventions aimed at getting students to drink less dangerously do work, a study finds. The efforts need to go beyond generic online courses and involve students on a personal level.

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New Orleans' Former Mayor Ray Nagin In Court For Corruption

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin is on trial, facing federal bribery charges. Host Michel Martin speaks with New Orleans reporter Eileen Fleming about the case, and the controversial man at the center of the storm.
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Scammers Taking Advantage Of Retail Data Breaches

Hackers may have collected the financial data of millions of Target customers last holiday season. Now, scammers are trying to take advantage of the chaos. Sheryl Harris, consumer columnist at The Plain Dealer in Cleveland, talks to host Michel Martin about protecting your finances from bad guys.
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Teenagers Are 'Crazy' But Expert Says Behavior Is Vital To Development

Teenagers are often seen as impulsive and moody. But psychiatrist Daniel Siegel says it's time to rethink adolescence as a time of great opportunity, as well as challenge. Host Michel Martin speaks with Dr. Siegel about the teenage brain and his new book Brainstorm. Parents Leslie Morgan Steiner and Aracely Panameno join in.
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Obama's State Of The Union, Playing On A Second Screen Near You

The Obama administration is flooding just about every major social media platform in its major digital push before — and during — the State of the Union address.
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How A Divorce Can Boost Health Insurance Subsidies

If a couple divorces, each person's eligibility for insurance-related tax credits will generally be based on his or her own annual income. The former spouse's income won't be counted, even if the couple filed taxes jointly the previous year.

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