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Sonari Glinton

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Beyond The Unemployment Rate: Look At These 5 Labor Indicators

Friday, November 07, 2014

The unemployment rate tells only a partial story about the labor market and the state of American workers. Five other measures provide a fuller understanding of the economy and the nation's workforce.

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Is The 'Skills Gap' Really A Thing?

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Employers complain about not having enough skilled workers to fill needed positions. It's the so-called skills gap that has become a buzzword in business and policymaking worlds. But is the skills gap a myth, reality or somewhere in between?

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No Quick Fixes For Drivers Affected By Air Bag Recall

Friday, October 24, 2014

The massive auto recall announced this week is different from most. It affects more than one-third of air bags on the road and there are no simple fixes, short of a full air bag replacement.

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What The New Factory Worker Should Know

Thursday, October 23, 2014

In previous generations, manufacturing jobs were dirty, dangerous and low-skill. The new factory jobs are almost all clean, require increasingly higher skills and take very few people to do them.

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As Gas Prices Drop, Hybrid Sales Shift Into Low Gear

Friday, October 17, 2014

Gas prices are falling — and so are hybrid car sales. Analysts say better gas mileage for traditional vehicles, combined with low gas prices, is giving hybrids a run for their money.

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JPMorgan Chase Data Breach Exposes Millions Of Households

Friday, October 03, 2014

Accounts for 76 million households and 7 million businesses were compromised. Hackers got personal contact information such as names and email addresses, but not passwords or Social Security numbers.

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Cadillac Packs Its Bags And Heads To New York City

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Cadillac, the luxury division of General Motors, is leaving Detroit and moving to Manhattan to be closer to the headquarters of other high-end brands.

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Retailers' Customers Cautioned As Cyber Attacks Continue

Friday, September 19, 2014

Home Depot says some 56 million card holders were possibly compromised in a cyber attack. It says there's no evidence that debit PIN numbers were comprised or that the breach affected online shoppers.

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Nevada Likely To Become Home To Tesla's Battery Factory

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Several states, including California and Texas, are in competition for the so-called Gigafactory, which is expected to employ as many as 6,500 workers. They will make lithium ion batteries.

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When A Mayor Moved To The Cabrini-Green Projects

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Chicago's Circle Interchange highway loop was renamed after Jane Byrne this week, the city's first and only female mayor. Scott Simon talks with Kathy Byrne about her mother's legacy.

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The Abercrombie Logo Loses Its Luxe

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Abercrombie & Fitch is shedding its traditional logo-focused apparel. That logo, and the clothes it was affixed to, made the brand one of the most sought-after among teens in the past two decades.

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Latest Cease-Fire In Gaza Collapses

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Israel has resumed targeting terror sites across the Gaza Strip after renewed rocket attacks on the Jewish state. The action casts doubts on the future of indirect talks in Cairo to end the fighting.

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Malls Find New Ways To Draw Shoppers

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Standard big box shopping centers are in decline. But other types of malls have sprung up in their place. Some are based on making shopping more convenient. Others focus on the consumer experience.

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In The Obituary For A Boxy Van, A Word On What's To Come

Friday, August 15, 2014

Quietly and without fanfare, Ford has stopped producing the Econoline cargo van. The death of the versatile van offers a hint for the future of the car business.

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Internet Sales Threaten Shopping Mall Culture

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Detroit created the car culture and the shopping mall exists because of that culture. But the shopping mall is partly responsible for Detroit's downfall. Now, the mall is threatened by the Internet.

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Buick Regal Competes With German Luxury Cars

Thursday, August 07, 2014

GM is trying to breathe new life into its Buick brand. Consumer Reports says the 2015 Buick Regal is competitive with many of its rivals. GM designed the car to compete with Audi, BMW and Mercedes.

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Complicated Cars Put A Dent In An Old Father-Son Ritual

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

The automobile has long served as a symbol of manhood, with lessons in fixing cars doubling as rites of passage for some boys. But that's changing, now that cars are getting more complex and less important in the lives of many young people.

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A Deal Between 'Dollar' Stores Raises The Stakes Against Wal-Mart

Monday, July 28, 2014

The slice of retail aimed at America's most budget-conscious consumers is consolidating. Dollar Tree is buying Family Dollar for $8.5 billion, a deal encouraged by activist investors Carl Icahn and Nelson Peltz. The new company will have 13,000 stores, making it a more formidable competitor — in size, at least — to Wal-Mart.

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Lawmakers Call For GM's Top Lawyer To Step Down

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Delphi, the company that made the defective ignition switch in General Motors vehicles, has stayed out of the harsh glare in the recall scandal. But that changed Thursday, as Delphi's CEO joined GM CEO Mary Barra and GM's top lawyer for a grilling on Capitol Hill.

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Record Recalls May Not Necessarily Hurt Auto Industry

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Automakers recalled 37.5 million vehicles in the first six months of 2014. That's more cars and trucks recalled than in any prior year. GM led the way but other companies also picked up the pace.

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