Passengers wait in line at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on Thursday. A major snowstorm has delayed flights from Atlanta to New York. David Tulis/AP hide caption

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Evan Parker built the interior space of the distillery himself in a small warehouse near the coast. Parker and his business partner, Mat Perry, have desks overlooking their 400-gallon copper kettle and still. Chris Arnold/NPR hide caption

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Subsidies for wind farms were among the tax breaks that expired on Jan. 1. Sandy Huffaker/AP hide caption

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Job seekers line up to talk to recruiters during a job fair held in Atlanta in May. John Amis/AP hide caption

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Kevin Petrovic, 19, and his business partner, who's also 19, raised about $6 million from venture capitalists in Silicon Valley to launch FlightCar. The company is trying to make its mark with car-sharing for travelers. Chris Arnold/NPR hide caption

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Unlike the smoky, eardrum-damaging factories of yesterday, today's manufacturing is going high-tech. That can mean more robots and automated machines than workers. But companies like Machine Inc. in Stoughton, Mass., are still growing and hiring. Chris Arnold/NPR hide caption

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President Barack Obama speaks in Boston about the Affordable Care Act. Obama and his supporters have often said the health care law would allow half of single Americans under 35 to get insurance for less than $50 a month. Stephan Savoia/AP hide caption

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Traders at the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday. Stocks surged on Wall Street after Senate leaders reached a deal that would avoid a U.S. default and reopen the government after 16 days of being partially shut down. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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Toll Brothers luxury homes are shown sold before construction is completed in Oceanside, Calif. On Wednesday, Toll Brothers reported a 24 percent jump in quarterly revenue due to higher home prices. Mike Blake/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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