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PODCAST: UN warns of climate change effects

Mar 31, 2014
The Senate Finance Committee thinks about bringing back expired tax breaks. And a look at the safety and costs of in vitro births.
Posted In: climate change, United Nations, in vitro, Taxes
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Senate Finance Committee chair to review tax breaks

Mar 31, 2014
A Senate proposal for a temporary extension
Posted In: tax breaks, Ron Wyden
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On Helvetica and U.S. government spending

Mar 28, 2014
A 14-year-old kid in Pittsburgh has found a way to save the federal government $136 million.
Posted In: fonts, garamond, GPO
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Weekly Wrap: Consumer confidence? 'Meh'

Mar 28, 2014
Kai talks to John Carney from the Wall Street Journal and Leigh Gallagher from Fortune for the Weekly Wrap.
Posted In: consumer confidence, housing market, Fed
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What's the ROI for a college degree?

Mar 28, 2014
Many liberal arts schools say they're penalized by rankings on graduates' earnings
Posted In: college, graduation, employment
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Bridging the language barrier at movies

Mar 28, 2014
myLINGO allows moviegoers to download film soundtracks in another language
Posted In: movies, Latinos
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CSI High: Preparing students for the job market

Mar 27, 2014
A town in Georgia has a unique problem. Too many skilled high school graduates and not enough jobs.
Posted In: high school, youth unemployment
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PODCAST: College football to get unions?

Mar 27, 2014
The U.S. saw an uptick in GDP. And with 20,000 tech workers commuting daily from Santa Cruz to Silicon Valley, the city tries to start its own tech hub.
Posted In: Labor Unions, college footbal, GDP, Santa Cruz
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Filling in the gaps that Gross Domestic Product skips

Mar 27, 2014
How to do we measure well-being?
Posted In: GDP
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The new business of lobbying

Mar 26, 2014
"Government affairs professionals," as lobbyists like to call themselves, say their job has changed.
Posted In: lobbying

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