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Local Money: Austin wrestles with its homeless problem

Apr 22, 2016
The conversation sparked after the murder of a University of Texas undergraduate by a homeless man
Downtown Austin
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Local Money: The controversy over North Dakota 'man camps'

Apr 1, 2016
One city is banning temporary housing for oil employees .

Local Money: Where do you place the 'rehab capital of the world?'

Feb 26, 2016
South Florida is known for its nice weather, beaches, and increasingly, its rehab centers.
Delray Beach, Florida
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Local Money: Austin battles with Uber and Lyft

Feb 19, 2016
The city wants tighter rules for ride-sharing companies, like fingerprint checks.
Uber and Lyft say that their companies' safety regulations are just as good as the ones Austin wants to impose.
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Is Colorado's public employee pension fund in peril?

Feb 5, 2016
The fund is short about $26 billion in what it owes to over 500,000 members.
As of 2015, Colorado's pension fund for public employees is not expected to reach solvency for another 30-36 years. 
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Local Money: Why all of our roads are so bad

Jan 15, 2016
A run-down on why America has a big infrastructure problem.
A crumbled road surface sits along Woodward Avenue where the new commuter light rail with be constructed December 30, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.
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Local Money: Alaska's LNG Project

Jan 8, 2016
Alaska's LNG Project could cost $65 billion — if it breaks ground.
A liquefied natural gas facility in Alaska.
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Local Money: The high costs of a crumbling bridge

Jan 1, 2016
Why Washington state and Oregon paid a steep price to fix a bridge that remains in serious disrepair.

Local Money: Universities look to expand

Dec 18, 2015
Like many other universities, Vanderbilt University is looking to grow.

Local Money: West Jefferson's unexpected traffic plan

Dec 10, 2015
How one city solved its traffic jam by making it harder to drive.