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Episode 139: When student athletes play hard, who gets paid?

Nov 12, 2019

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Trade whiplash costs businesses

by Kimberly Adams Aug 15, 2019
Importers, shippers and American ports are struggling to stay on top of the ups and downs of the U.S.-China trade war.
Workers prepare a container at the port in Qingdao, China's eastern Shandong province, in earlier this year.
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Tariff jitters grow at Washington state port

by Molly Solomon Sep 12, 2018
The port of Vancouver handles the West Coast's second-largest volume of imported steel, now subject to a 25 percent duty.
ILWU Local 4 President Cager Clabaugh says the tariffs are already hurting work at the port. An order for 6,000 tons of copper ore on route to China was recently canceled. The mountains of copper now sit unused in a warehouse at the Port of Vancouver.
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U.S. ports are consolidating, as shipping lines have

by Aaron Schrank Apr 5, 2017
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by Jeff Horwich Dec 28, 2012
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Strike could shut down East Coast ports

by Stacey Vanek Smith Dec 21, 2012
A tense contract negotiation could end in a strike for East Coast longshoremen.
Birds fly over a port in New Jersey on October 31, 2012 in New York City.
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Port of L.A. strike comes to a close

by Marketplace Contributor Dec 5, 2012
A deal has been reached to end an eight day strike at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, which handle almost half of all the cargo that arrives by sea in this country.

California port strikes not affecting retailers... yet

by Marketplace Contributor Dec 3, 2012
Today, huge container ships are anchored off-shore from southern California today, waiting to get into the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. It's the seventh day of a strike that has crippled the busiest port complex in the country.