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Facebook has pledged to build 1,500 units for general public housing in response to major housing shortages in Silicon Valley; New York City's Metropolitan Transit Authority announced plans to shut down the L train for 18 months to repair damage from…

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Flour recall teaches us not to eat raw cookie dough

Jul 26, 2016
General Mills expands a recall of flour products tied to E.coli outbreak.
General Mills is expanding its flour recall after more cases of E.coli were reported in the Midwest.  
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Wall Street isn't just in New York anymore

Jul 26, 2016
As technology makes jobs more mobile, Wall Street jobs shift to warmer climes
People walk down Wall Street January 22, 2008 in New York City.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Facebook commits to build housing in Menlo Park

Jul 26, 2016
The social media giant plans to add 6,500 jobs, and 1,500 housing units, in an area facing an acute affordable-housing crisis.
Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California. 
Stephen Lam/Getty Images

The looming L-pocalypse

Jul 26, 2016
Hipsters beware. New York is suspending train service from Brooklyn for 18 months.
Commuters board the L train.
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Donald Trump Jr. says unemployment numbers are 'artificial,' but that's a lie

Jul 26, 2016
You can disagree about the health of the economy, but to say the Bureau of Labor Statistics makes stuff up is baseless.
Donald Trump, Jr. thinks employment numbers are made to look the Obama administration look good. 
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Checking in with a different Philly

Jul 26, 2016
The DNC is underway in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, But what's going on in Philadelphia, Tennessee?
Horses on a farm in Tennessee. 
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Makeover of landmark urban mall in Philadelphia brings mixed reviews

Jul 26, 2016
One critic says the changes are "almost like retail gentrification."
Pedestrians pass by advertising for the Fashion Outlets of Philadelphia, which will replace the old Gallery at Market East shopping mall. 
Todd Bookman

Facebook has pledged to build 1,500 units for general public housing in response to major housing shortages in Silicon Valley; New York City’s Metropolitan Transit Authority announced plans to shut down the L train for 18 months to repair damage from Hurricane Sandy; and why New York City may be at risk of losing its title as the world’s financial capital.

Music from the episode

Sunday - Instrumental 9th Wonder, Keisha Shontelle, Chaundon
1901 Phoenix
Chaghaybou Tinariwen
You're Not Good Enough Blood Orange