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College rules the day at Oyler School

Feb 5, 2013
Putting students on the path to higher education starts early at Oyler.
Posted In: Oyler School, college
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Who are the 11 million undocumented immigrants?

Jan 28, 2013
As Senate leaders and the president float new immigration reform proposals, a look at just who the changes might affect.
Posted In: Immigration
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New Orleans residents: You know you're wealthy when...

Jan 28, 2013
In the third installment of Marketplace's "You Know You're Wealthy When" series, we traveled to New Orleans to ask residents of "The Big Easy" what being wealthy means to them.
Posted In: Wealth and Poverty, wealth, New Orleans
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DUPONT SUBMISSION AUDIO

Jan 27, 2013
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Literary voices: Writers reflect on the word 'hope'

Jan 25, 2013
Four years ago, the word 'hope' became intertwined with Barack Obama's presidential campaign and his first days in office. This week, he had his second inauguration. Four writers explore the meaning of the word 'hope' in today's world.
Posted In: writing, hope
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PODCAST: Housing sales are up, stock up on postage stamps

Jan 25, 2013
U.S. housing sales are the highest in three years and now's the time to stock up on stamps -- the U.S. Postal Service is increasing costs this Sunday.
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The American Dream in Liberty City, Miami

Jan 24, 2013
Whitney Maxi, a community organizer at the Miami Workers Center, discusses the American Dream in one Miami's poorest neighborhoods -- Liberty City.
Posted In: Miami
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The LeBron James effect

Jan 23, 2013
Miami Herald business reporter Doug Hanks on what the Miami Heat and star LeBron James means to the city.
Posted In: LeBron James, Miami Heat, Miami, American Airlines, NBA
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Miami home buyers compete with wealthy investors

Jan 23, 2013
As the housing market revives, investors paying cash crowd out middle-class home shoppers
Posted In: real estate, Miami
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The New American Dream: An immigrant’s story

Jan 21, 2013
Nathalie Nahas Cortes talks to host Jeremy Hobson about why she came to America from Venezuela and what her version of the American dream looks like.
Posted In: Immigration, Miami

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