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Prior to working as a staff reporter at Marketplace David freelanced for Marketplace from New Orleans and St. Louis. Prior to that he worked odd jobs in Seattle, Alaska, Mexico and New York.  He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and dog.

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Features by David Weinberg

Natural gas bills are up and not just because of cold

Customers in the Northeast and Midwest are about to get big natural-gas bills, not only because they used a lot of gas during the freezing month of January.
Posted In: natural gas

763 more 'Anchorman' jokes

The producers of "Anchorman 2 1/2" made a new movie out of outtakes
Posted In: anchorman, movies

Rail companies push for newer oil tank cars to reduce accidents

Without mandatory regulation, the railroad industry looks to pricing as way to encourage safety.
Posted In: Oil tank cars, railroads, Norfolk Southern

President Obama calls California drought plan 'climate resilience'

Look forward to continued climate change, says President Obama in California today

President Obama could make it rain in California

California's thirst for water may be quenched by federal relief
Posted In: california, drought, California drought 2014, Barack Obama

Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Barbie?

What could be more fitting for Sports Illustrated's annual swimsuit issue than Barbie, in her first swimsuit from 1959?
Posted In: Barbie, Sports Illustrated, swimsuit issue, Mattel, women

How easy should it be to join a labor union?

The National Labor Relations Board wants to change the rules about how workers vote on whether or not to unionize.
Posted In: NLRB, labor union

Obama administration to announce climate hubs

The regional offices will assist farmers in coping with disasters caused by climate change.
Posted In: climate hubs, climate change, executive orders

Congress holds hearing on army recruiting fraud

When incentives to recruit new soldiers turns to fraud.
Posted In: Army, National Guard, Congress

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