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Cleveland is renovating its downtown ahead of the Republican National Convention in July, but the surround inner-city area isn't so lucky; the U.S. added 160,000 jobs in April, which shows a sluggish job market; and breaking down recent economic news with…

Segments From this episode

Inner-city Cleveland wants a share of the GOP convention spoils

May 6, 2016
Ward 10 councilman wants his neighborhoods and vendors to benefit, too.
Downtown Cleveland is getting a face-lift for the Republican National Convention.
Nancy Marshall-Genzer

All 'Good Wife' things must come to an end

May 6, 2016
As the CBS drama makes an exit, it helps take a business model with it.
A scene from "Verdict," Episode 21, Season 7 of "The Good Wife."
CBS

American whiskey is drawing a global audience

May 6, 2016
Younger drinkers around the world find the stuff intoxicating.
Knob Creek Single Barrel Bourbon is drained at the Jim Beam Bourbon Distillery in Clermont, Kentucky. Times are good for American whiskey distillers.
Luke Sharrett/Getty Images

The Adventures of Mark Twain’s debt

May 6, 2016
The great American author was a not-so-great investor.
Archival picture of Mark Twain circa 1884.  
Topical Press Agency/Getty Images

Does the April employment report show signs of a slowdown?

May 6, 2016
The economy added 160,000 jobs in April, according to the Labor Department, while unemployment held steady at 5 percent.
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the economy at the White House on Friday.
SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

San Francisco leases old hotel to house the homeless

May 6, 2016
The city is renovating a former SRO hotel to create innovative, supportive housing.
The old Henry Hotel in San Francisco has been converted into housing for the homeless. 
Alyssa Schrag/ECS

The New York Times gets in the food delivery game

May 6, 2016
Because we really needed another one.
Food apps aren't just coming from Silicon Valley anymore.
DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images

Weekly wrap: Finding a silver lining in the jobs report

May 6, 2016
Nela Richardson and Sudeep Reddy join Kai to recap the week that was.

Cleveland is renovating its downtown ahead of the Republican National Convention in July, but the surround inner-city area isn’t so lucky; the U.S. added 160,000 jobs in April, which shows a sluggish job market; and breaking down recent economic news with the Weekly Wrap 

Music from the episode

Arrow of God Analog
Been Around the World (feat. The Notorious B.I.G. & Mase) Diddy, The Family, The Notorious B.I.G., Mase
Fireball (feat. John Ryan) Pitbull, John Ryan
Poison Bell Biv DeVoe