Jul 15, 2016

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The last five days of economic news in five minutes with the Weekly Wrap; the latest installment of our election series with Frontline and PBS NewsHour, How the Deck is Stacked; and settling charges that the company had misled consumers,…

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For-profit colleges see sharp drop in enrollment

Jul 15, 2016
New data shows enrollment in for-profit colleges was down 10 percent in 2014.
DeVry University is an example of a for-profit college. New data shows that enrollment in for-profit schools was down 10 percent in 2014.
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Herbalife and the FTC agree to settle

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Jul 15, 2016
Paying a $200 million fine may be the easy part of the company's deal with the feds
The Herbalife logo can be seen at during a match between Vasco da Gama and Ponte Preta as part of Copa do Brasil 2014 in 2014. The company has agreed to pay $200 million to compensate consumers as part of a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission.
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Far from convention lights, life in Cleveland, Mississippi

Jul 15, 2016
A divided city in a divided state in a still-divided country.
A house sits neglected in East Cleveland, Mississippi, the predominantly African-American side of town.
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The last five days of economic news in five minutes with the Weekly Wrap; the latest installment of our election series with Frontline and PBS NewsHour, How the Deck is Stacked; and settling charges that the company had misled consumers, the FTC fined Herbalife $200 million dollars and mandated that the company share data about its sales. 

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