Features by Tracey Samuelson

Tesla teases Reno with a Gigafactory

Tesla has started building, but the factory and jobs could still move.
Posted In: tesla, Nevada, cars

Justice dept. targets GM in subprime auto loan probe

These loans resemble the subprime mortgages that led to the financial crisis.
Posted In: doj, auto loan, General Motors

Tackling urban blight with a paintbrush

One way to ensure your property prices don't fall: spruce up your neighborhood
Posted In: blight, neighborhoods, urban, suburbs
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Holding individuals responsible for the financial crisis

A former Countrywide employee was fined $1 million, but such cases are rare.
Posted In: Bank of America, mortgage crisis, lenders

How to make ambulances safer

EMS workers have a high on-the-job fatality rate. Could safer ambulances help?
Posted In: ambulance

Film directors want to give Kodak another artsy moment

Directors want the option to shoot on film. But can they prop up that industry?
Posted In: film industry, kodak, movies

A fund to invest more in rural infrastructure

The Department of Agriculture is partnering with the private sector to launch a new investment fund.
Posted In: infrastructure, rural America, Agriculture Department

Abuse of human growth hormone on the rise in teens

Teen athletes aren't the only ones abusing HGH.
Posted In: human growth hormone

Hospital agrees to pay $190 million for recorded exams

Johns Hopkins settles with victims of gynecologist who secretly filmed exams.
Posted In: settlements

Republicans have a birthday card for Dodd-Frank

A look at the progress of the Dodd-Frank Act four years in.
Posted In: dodd-frank, Dodd-Frank law


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