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Segments From this episode

As workers slowly come back, big city office occupancy hits a new pandemic milestone

by Samantha Fields Feb 2, 2023
For the rest of the country, remote work numbers are stable.

How fast-food chains are buffeted and buoyed by inflation

by Matt Levin Feb 2, 2023
Many have higher expenses and are raising prices, but more consumers now have a taste for their relatively inexpensive meals.

Why are boutiques and coffee shops selling the same olive oil and tinned fish?

by Kai Ryssdal and Andie Corban Feb 2, 2023
Those pantry brands aren't as small as consumers think, says writer Emily Sundberg. Wholesaler Faire is "the Oz behind the curtain."

States consider a contract that would help teachers stay certified across state lines

by Stephanie Hughes Feb 2, 2023
At least 10 states are considering an agreement that would make it easier for teachers licensed in one state to work in any of the others.

Have homebuyers adapted to higher interest rates?

by Amy Scott Feb 2, 2023
Some analysts say acceptance plays a role in the recent increase of home sales.
Adventures in Housing

"American Gothic" made this small-town Iowa house a destination

by Maria Hollenhorst Feb 2, 2023
The painting's "third character" has deep meaning in Eldon, along with economic importance, says the vistor center's administrator.

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Hi-Fidelity Lava La Rue, Biig Piig
Wishing Well Substantial, T. Lucas, Stephanie Gayle
Do It Chloe x Halle
Coco Mango (FloFilz Remix) MF DOOM, FloFilz
Ideal and the Real Shoji Meguro

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