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GOP needs to get real on immigration

Sep 3, 2008
While the GOP convention is on, we've asked some Republican thinkers to tell us where they think the party can do better. Commentator David Frum says it ought to start with immigration.
Posted In: Immigration
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Marketing the moon

Apr 14, 2014
How a marketing campaign helped the U.S. win the space race.
Posted In: moon, NASA
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Rep. Dave Camp on his tax reform plan

Feb 26, 2014
Rep. Dave Camp of Michigan discusses his tax reform proposal.
Posted In: tax reform, tax, Congress, politics
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Farming that puts Google maps to shame

Sep 5, 2013
Technology that comes from a company in Sioux Falls is helping farmers do more with less in a high-tech way.
Posted In: farming, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, technology
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More teachers pay to stock the classroom supply closet

Aug 28, 2013
One lesson virtually all teachers have learned: if you want your classroom up to snuff, you're going to have to spend your own money.
Posted In: back to school, Education, teachers
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Meredith Whitney on the 'Fate of the States'

Jun 4, 2013
In her new book, "Fate of the States," Meredith Whitney says the middle of the country will see the most economic opportunity.
Posted In: business opportunities, states, moving, book
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Politics protect baby boomers in budget fight

Mar 14, 2013
Differences aside, there is one thing Republicans and Democrats have in common when it comes to their budget proposals: They are both are friendly to baby boomers.
Posted In: baby boomers, federal budget, Republicans, Democrats
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Everyone pays the high cost of diabetes

Mar 7, 2013
New research says diabetes cost the nation a record $245 billion in 2012, up more than 40 percent in the past five years.
Posted In: diabetes, American Diabetes Association, obesity, disease
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Job prospects simulator: Play along!

Mar 4, 2013
More than half of employers say they have trouble finding qualified candidates for job openings, according to a survey commissioned by Marketplace and the Chronicle of Higher Education.
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If inflation is zero, why does my paycheck feel like it's shrinking?

Feb 25, 2013
According to the current Consumer Price Index, the inflation rate is zero percent. But for many people, their cost of living doesn't reflect the data's averages.
Posted In: inflation

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