Mid-day Update

PODCAST: American-made jobs

David Brancaccio Jul 22, 2014
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Mid-day Update

PODCAST: American-made jobs

David Brancaccio Jul 22, 2014
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More on news that Johns Hopkins Hospital will pay $190 million in a settlement to victims of a gynecologist who secretly filmed patients’ exams. Plus, a look at sales of existing homes in June — With that number having increased in May, it’s expected to continue an upward trend. Plus, a conversation with Beth Macy, author of “Factory Man,” which tells the story of an American furniture company that managed to stay open even in the face of the competition shipping jobs overseas.

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