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Sonari Glinton

Sonari Glinton appears in the following:

U.S. Sweeps Slopestyle Snowboarding With Women's Gold

Sunday, February 09, 2014

In a near flawless run, Jamie Anderson took the medal a day after teammate Sage Kotsenburg clinched the men's gold.

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Can The Auto Industry Win The Future If It Looks Like 1974?

Sunday, January 26, 2014

The North American International Auto Show wraps up Sunday in Detroit. The cash is rolling for the auto industry again, but innovative ideas seem absent. Sonari Glinton wonders whether the lack of diversity on the auto show floor might not be a factor in the event's retro feel.

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Advertising Push Helps Last Month's Car Sales

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

November was a better than expected sales month for the auto industry. Carmakers saw their sales go up nearly 9 percent over last year, and the increase had a lot to do with advertising.

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Cyber Monday Sales Up From Last Year

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Millions of consumers went online to get a crack at shopping deals for Cyber Monday. Online sales were $2 billion for the one day โ€” up nearly 20 percent over the same time last year.

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Bentley, Once An Exclusive Car, Trying To Become 'Mainstream'

Sunday, December 01, 2013

Bentley is selling 20 times as many cars as when it was acquired by Volkswagen in 1998. Having the the marketing power of a global brand behind it has helped Bentley. So has a shift in the car's reputation. The Bentley has gone from the stodgy afterthought to Rolls Royce to a desired ride for young athletes and celebrities.

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Black Friday's Mission Creep: When The Holiday Deals Are Elsewhere

Friday, November 29, 2013

Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, is one the busiest, most hectic shopping day of the year. But how important is it for retailers and as an indicator of the strength of the holiday shopping season?

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To Test-Drive A Concept Car, Fire Up The PlayStation

Friday, November 22, 2013

Cars in video games are becoming more and more realistic, but it's not just that games are trying to simulate the car world. Carmakers also want the gaming world's clientele.

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Hot Sauce Factory Will Stay Open, For Now

Friday, November 01, 2013

A judge has turned down a California city's attempt to shut down a factory that produces the popular hot sauce Sriracha. Residents complained about pepper and garlic fumes wafting through the air. But a Los Angeles Superior Court judge blocked the city of Irwindale's opening bid to shut down the plant.

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For The Young And Healthy, Health Insurance Is A Hard Sell

Thursday, October 31, 2013

The success of the Affordable Care Act rests in part on getting young, healthy people to purchase coverage. But despite marketing attempts to reach them, some young people feel they're too healthy or cash-strapped to buy something they say they're unlikely to need.

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Unions Open Their Doors Wider As Membership Falls

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

As the AFL-CIO wraps up its convention, union membership continues its long decline and blue collar workers struggle with eroding living standards and high rates of unemployment. Facing such dire trouble, the labor movement is seeking to attract members and partners who don't belong to unions.

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Youth Unemployment Remains Stubbornly High

Saturday, September 07, 2013

Participation in the American labor force fell in August to its lowest level in 35 years. A significant part of the drop: 18- to 29-year-olds going back to school or dropping out of the workforce to raise kids.

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Millennials Force Car Execs To Rethink Business Plans

Friday, September 06, 2013

There's been a sort of collective freak-out in the auto industry about millennials and their waning interest in cars. Our series, reporting on the changing relationship between youth culture and the automobile, draws to a close.

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To Attract Millennials, Automakers Look To Smartphones

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Automakers have set up shop in Silicon Valley to tap into the digital world as a way to lure younger drivers. They're looking outside the industry to learn how to make cars an extension of all the services millennials already love.

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Summer Nights: Dancing In Chicago

Friday, August 16, 2013

If you want to learn to samba, tango, waltz or get jiggy, all you have to do is wander into a Chicago park. The city of Chicago hosts the largest annual outdoor dance series.

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Auto Industry's Pent-Up Demand Expected To Ease Slowly

Thursday, August 15, 2013

The average car on the road these days is more than 11 years old โ€” a historic high. Some analysts say that means there soon will be a surge in car buying. Others are skeptical.

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The Changing Story Of Teens And Cars

Friday, August 09, 2013

When you're a teenager, there are many things you desperately want to find: friends, fun, a future, freedom. In American Graffiti, the iconic movie about teenagers set in 1962, the kids find all of that just by getting in their cars. But today, teens say they don't see cars the same way.

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Tesla's Stock Boosts Projections For Carmakers Staying Power

Thursday, August 08, 2013

High-end electric automaker Tesla has beat Wall Streets expectations and turned a profit for the second quarter. But will that be enough to help give the company power to sustain for the long term?

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GM Looks To China To Boost Car Sales

Tuesday, August 06, 2013

General Motors set a July sales record in China. That country is already the most important auto market in the world. It could be where GM maintains global dominance.

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Jobless Rate Falls For Blacks, But It's Not Good News Yet

Saturday, August 03, 2013

The labor market continues its recovery, and after a string of bad news, things would seem to be to turning around for African-American workers, too. They're finding more jobs, but at the lower end of the pay scale.

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Weakening Yen Strengthens Toyota's Profits

Friday, August 02, 2013

Friday, Toyota announced that it nearly doubled its quarterly profit over one year ago. The robust earnings were largely due to the weakening of the Yen, brought on by the economic policies of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

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