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Following the theme of his administration so far, President-elect Donald Trump (it's official now) has named a budget hawk to the budget office. Also, we continue our coverage of Dayton, Ohio with two small business owners who have very different takes on Trump. Plus, why women may make better doctors and the taxes Apple doesn't want to pay a country that doesn't want them.

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Two small business owners with different views of Trump

Dec 19, 2016
In suburban Ohio, some see a windfall with his election, while others fear the worst.
Greg Knox owns Knox Machinery in a northern suburb of Cincinnati. He believes Trump will be good for his business.
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Apart from winter, music is coming

Dec 19, 2016
Ramin Djawadi, composer of Game of Thrones, Westworld, and Iron Man soundtracks talks about the creative process.
 A full orchestra performs during the announcement of the Game of Thrones® Live Concert Experience featuring composer Ramin Djawadi at the Hollywood Palladium on August 8, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.
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Everyone wants the Apple taxes that Apple doesn’t want to pay

Dec 19, 2016
An EU dispute over Ireland’s tax treatment of Apple is really about who gets Apple’s taxes.
 
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Can spending hikes and deficit reductions coexist?

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Dec 19, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for director of the Office of Management and Budget is House Representative Mick Mulvaney from South Carolina. He’s a deficit hawk who came into office with many other Tea Party candidates back in 2010. He has a long history of budget cutting, even embracing the term “shutdown caucus” because of his willingness […]
President-elect Trump's nominee for director of the Office of Management and Budget is House Representative Mick Mulvaney from South Carolina.
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You might live longer if your doctor's a woman

Dec 19, 2016
Physician's gender has impact on care, a new study shows.
Massachusetts General Hospital physicians discuss patient chart.
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"Surreal" is 2016's top word

Dec 19, 2016
The runner-ups include "bigly", "deplorables" and "irregardless".
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North Carolina's "Bathroom Bill" appears headed for the toilet

Dec 19, 2016
The law requires trans people to use bathrooms corresponding to their sex.
A unisex sign and the 'We Are Not This' slogan are outside a bathroom at Bull McCabes Irish Pub on May 10, 2016 in Durham, North Carolina. 

 
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Following the theme of his administration so far, President-elect Donald Trump (it’s official now) has named a budget hawk to the budget office. Also, we continue our coverage of Dayton, Ohio with two small business owners who have very different takes on Trump. Plus, why women may make better doctors and the taxes Apple doesn’t want to pay a country that doesn’t want them.

Music from the episode

Get By Talib Kweli
Blood of My Blood Ramin Djawadi
Let's Get It Started - Spike Mix The Black Eyed Peas
Would You Want Me Generationals
Where Are Ü Now (with Justin Bieber) Jack Ü, Skrillex, Diplo, Justin Bieber
Can't Let You Go (feat. Mike Shorey & Lil' Mo) Fabolous, Mike Shorey, Lil' Mo