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Andy Uhler

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Andy Uhler is the Texas-based reporter for Marketplace, based in Austin.

He joined Marketplace team from the Texas Standard, an hour-long news program produced at KUT in Austin, Texas. Prior to that, he was a natural resources policy analyst at the Texas Legislature as part of a global policy studies master’s program at the University of Texas at Austin. He was also the senior producer for the music journalism program Texas Music Matters, and he worked as a co-host for NPR Music’s festival coverage.

Andy's reporting tends to focus on the energy industry and agriculture in Texas. Every now and again, though, he gets to report on sports. When that happens, don't be surprised if the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers or Dallas Mavericks enter the conversation.

Latest Stories from Andy (514)

From fracking to "Fortnite": Company pivots from oil to esports

by Andy Uhler Sep 19, 2019
For one investment firm, competitive video gaming suddenly looked better than the volatile energy industry.
Gamers play "Fortnite" against Twitch streamer and professional gamer Tyler "Ninja" Blevins during Ninja Vegas '18 at Esports Arena Las Vegas in April 2018.
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The amount of money people took home last year was the same as the year before

by Andy Uhler Sep 10, 2019
The median U.S. household income was $533 higher last year than in 2017, which economists say is statistically insignificant.
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For those out of work, low unemployment numbers don't add up

by Andy Uhler Sep 5, 2019
The U.S. unemployment rate remains historically low. But that does not mean everyone who wants a job has a job.
Sitting at a cafe in North Central Austin, 59-year-old quality control manager, Lisa Donahoe, keeps a color coded spreadsheet to track all the jobs she's applied for over the last three and a half months.
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More time on fantasy football could mean less spent working

by Andy Uhler Sep 2, 2019
One analyst said fantasy football can cost employers $9 billion in lost productivity.
Victor Bolden of the Buffalo Bills is tackled by Jalen Collins of the Indianapolis Colts during a preseason game at New Era Field on August 08, 2019 in Orchard Park, New York.
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Puerto Rico struggles to prepare as Dorian gains strength

by Andy Uhler Aug 26, 2019
Sixty percent of the island's population doesn't have the resources to prepare for the storm, one expert says.
People walk across a flooded street in Juana Matos, Puerto Rico, in September 2017. The U.S. territory faced dangerous flooding and an islandwide power outage following Hurricane Maria.
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States, phone companies reach deal to block robocalls

by Andy Uhler Aug 23, 2019
The move to crack down on spam and fraudulent calls is still voluntary and lacks a deadline.
Is there a way to stop those annoying robocalls?
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G-7 summit in France expected to be contentious

by Andy Uhler Aug 23, 2019
This year’s G-7 will not issue a joint communiqué after the meetings.
Oxfam activists wearing firefighters costumes and "big head" masks depicting (from L) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, US President Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and German Chancellor Angela Merkel perform during a demonstration in Biarritz on August 23, 2019, on the eve of the Group of Seven (G7) summit.
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Hunting for the holy grail of digital language translation

by Andy Uhler Aug 20, 2019
Machines still have a devil of a time figuring out all the nuance and context of human speech and the written word.
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Alibaba sees bridging the online and in-store experience as a way to spur growth

by Andy Uhler Aug 14, 2019
The trade war with the U.S. and slowing economy in China pose difficulties at the moment.
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How the financial structure of American men's soccer limits success on the world stage

by Andy Uhler Aug 9, 2019
In the United States, the financial burden of developing elite young players falls to parents.
Christian Pulisic of the United States men's team is tackled by Kevon Villaroel of Trinidad and Tobago during the FIFA World Cup qualifier match in 2017 in Couva, Trinidad and Tobago.
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