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The president plans to warn U.S. companies about Hong Kong
Jul 16, 2021

The president plans to warn U.S. companies about Hong Kong

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The Biden administration is preparing to issue a warning to American businesses about the risks of operating in Hong Kong due to mounting surveillance and data security concerns. Plus, the simple reason the federal government is having a hard time recruiting federal wildland firefighters; and where optimism is being felt in this economy ... and where it isn't.

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Higher pay urged for federal wildland firefighters

Jul 16, 2021
The need for firefighters is greater than ever. But the federal government is having a hard time finding recruits.
The federal government is having a hard time finding firefighter recruits, in part because the $15-an-hour base pay is not competitive.
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Consumer sentiment offers another window into economic recovery

Jul 16, 2021
All eyes will be on feelings about inflation for the month of July.
The University of Michigan's consumer sentiment survey One question in the consumer sentiment survey asks people about the big purchases they make for their homes, like appliances and furniture.
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Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Engineer
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director