Kaomi Goetz

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American Gun Manufacturer Colt Files For Bankruptcy

Monday, June 15, 2015

Colt, a brand name Americans have known since 1855, is headed for bankruptcy. The company will keep operating as it sorts out its debts, but a big chunk of manufacturing history hangs in the balance.


Teens Hoping For More Jobs, Higher Wages This Summer

Friday, June 05, 2015

Younger workers are likely to find more job opportunities and better wages. But still, it's tough out there. The May unemployment rate for teens was 17.9 percent, about triple the national average.


International Adoptees Create A New Sense Of Community Together

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Americans began adopting children from South Korea more than 50 years ago. Now adults, some of these adoptees gather regularly in New York to help and support each other.


Companies Worried About Hackers Turn To Cyber Insurance

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Health insurer Premera Blue Cross says hackers may have compromised 11 million of its customer accounts. Such attacks are worrying companies, and they're increasingly turning to cyber insurance.


A Once-Guarded Tradition Spills Open In New Orleans' Streets

Thursday, March 19, 2015

The Mardi Gras Indians have become a central part of the city's celebrations, but there was a time when residents found them mysterious and outsiders even considered them dangerous.


Insuring Against Rising Cyber Attacks

Friday, March 13, 2015

Small to mid-sized companies are especially at-risk from hackers because they’re often the least prepared and lack adequate protections.


Lodging Like A High-End Health Club

Sunday, September 21, 2014

In Norwalk, Conn., a new hotel focusing on fitness targets business travelers who want to stick to healthy routines while on the road. It's a new niche for the hospitality industry.


Big-Time Home Sales Stoke Hope For Northeast Housing Market

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Realtors are seeing reasons for optimism in the housing market. As Kaomi Goetz of WSHU reports, one historic home sale suggests the high end of the market is booming again — in Connecticut, at least.


Post Hurricane Sandy: Architects Face Increased Legal Risks

Monday, August 19, 2013

It's been nearly 10 months since Superstorm Sandy hit the Northeast — and coastal communities are still trying to rebuild. Many homeowners are turning to building professionals to reduce the risk of future floods. But in doing so, architects and designers may be exposing themselves to legal risk.


Norwalk, Conn., Debates Building Project In Floodplain

Monday, July 15, 2013

The frequency of severe storms is focusing new scrutiny on whether to build in coastal, flood-prone areas. That's a question facing city leaders in Norwalk, Conn., a city on Long Island Sound. They're hoping to upgrade a public housing project using federal dollars.


Kids Unplugged: Summer Camps Ban Electronics

Monday, July 01, 2013

A decade ago, many summer camps nationwide instituted a no-tech policy. Technology has changed since then, and social media threatens to distract kids' attention more than ever. But while kids are kept from their gadgets, behind the scenes, technology is enhancing their safety.


Visa Exchange Program Draws Scrutiny Under Immigration Bill

Monday, June 17, 2013

As lawmakers consider a sweeping immigration bill, they are taking a close look at a decades-old exchange program popular with foreigners looking for summer jobs. Critics of the J-1 visa program say it can hurt U.S. job seekers at a time when youth unemployment is at 25 percent.


J.C. Penney Hopes Joe Fresh Partnership Will Reboot Sales With New Customers

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

J.C. Penney's latest turnaround idea is an old one — the store within a store. But signing a deal is the easy part. Making it work for both parties is the hard part.


In Cell Era, Timepieces Are Fashion Trend To Watch

Monday, April 30, 2012

With cellphones nearly ubiquitous, fewer people are relying on watches to tell time. But some retailers are doing brisk business marketing watches as fashion statements, or by appealing to shoppers' sense of novelty or nostalgia.


Yes You Cannes

Monday, May 18, 2009

The Cannes Film Festival is underway, and many big name directors including Ang Lee, Quentin Tarantino, Pedro Almodovar, and Francis Ford Coppola are premiering films there this year. Movies by newer, riskier talents are also on offer at the festival. Karina Longworth, film critic and editor of SpoutBlog, a daily movie news blog, joins The Takeaway from Cannes to tell us what to watch.

One of the most anticipated films this year is the Korean film Thirst by director which offers a new take on the vampire story. It is definitely no Twilight:

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The GOP in the wake of Arlen Specter's big move

Monday, May 04, 2009

When Senator Arlen Specter switched political parties last week, some Republicans saw his move as a huge blow to the party, while others simply said good riddance. The Senator's switch was the latest in a series of challenges for the Republican party. So what is a Republican loyalist to do? New Hampshire Republican Charlie Bass spent 12 years in Congress before losing his seat in 2006. He joins The Takeaway to talk about what Republicans need to do to re-build their party, their national support, and to maintain a broad appeal to the American public.


Recession Design

Friday, March 27, 2009

With fewer customers these days for new desks and kitchenware, manufacturers are nervous. Industrial and product designers are on the case. They're trying to come up with new designs that directly respond to the public’s mood. Produced by Kaomi Goetz.

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Verse By Verse, Americans Write Down the Christian Bible

Monday, October 27, 2008

A coast-to-coast project to collect handwritten passages of the entire Christian Bible is stopping in New York City.

The "Bible Across America" project celebrates the 30th anniversary of the New International Version of the Bible.

It's spanning the country in an RV. And over the weekend it ...