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A worker hangs sheetrock at Canal Crossing, a new luxury apartment community in Connecticut.

HAMDEN, CT - AUGUST 02: A worker hangs sheetrock at Canal Crossing, a new luxury apartment community consisting of 393 rental units near the university city of New Haven on August 2, 2017 in Hamden, Connecticut. According to a Pew Research Center analysis of Census Bureau housing data, more U.S. households are headed by renters than at any point since at least 1965. Sixty-five percent of households headed by people under the age of 35 were renting in 2016, an increase from the 2006 figure of 57 percent. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Spencer Platt/Getty Images

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Flipping homes is more popular than it's been in decades, thanks to the hot housing market

by Kristin Schwab Jun 28, 2022
But profit margins are shrinking, and the flipping boom may be coming to an end.

U.S. pushes for Russian oil price ceiling. Feasible?

by Matt Levin Jun 28, 2022
Advanced nations will evaluate the idea in an effort to limit Russia's energy revenue. But Russia could retaliate.
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One school district’s attempt to keep students safe

by Kai Ryssdal and Maria Hollenhorst Jun 28, 2022
“We have to do this,” says Dr. Scott Anzalone, former president of the local school board in Logan, Ohio.

New Connecticut law limits "captive audience" meetings in the workplace

by Meghan McCarty Carino Jun 28, 2022
These meetings, where employers share their views on unionization with employees, can no longer be mandatory.

Modern parking "meters" give cities the power to reduce congestion

by Mitchell Hartman Jun 28, 2022
Parking charges based on timing or vehicle type, for example, can encourage drivers to consider other forms of transit.

The growing push for size inclusivity in fashion faces some obstacles

by Kai Ryssdal and Anais Amin Jun 28, 2022
"Plus-size women make up more than half the market, and yet, plus-size clothes only make up 19% of all apparel on the market," says Elizabeth Segran, senior staff writer at Fast Company.

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