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Michigan's right-to-work law recently took effect. It's the latest blow to U.S. organized labor. But there is one industry where union membership is actually growing. We take a behind-the-scenes look. Plus, the politics of the Keystone XL pipeline are heating up again. A recent spill in Arkansas has environmental activists saying, we told you so. Meanwhile, opponents in the President's own party are donating big money to oppose the pipeline. And what's the difference between a bone-in pork loin chop and a pork loin top loin chop? The meat industry doubts you know ... or care. In an effort to increase sales, it's about to roll out a new labeling system.
Posted In: data storage, technology, Amazon, ebay, Google
Every purchase, online web search and even cellphone call generates data that companies hope to use to boost sales. But storing all that data is becoming a big expense, and it has spawned a multibillion-dollar industry.
What's a beef shoulder top blade steak? How about a bone-in pork loin chop? The meat industry's worried you don't know and is rolling out a new labeling plan
Posted In: pipelines, Keystone XL, Oil
The latest oil spill in Arkansas has environmentalists up in arms over how Big Oil transports their product.
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