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Experts Boil Telecommuting Decisions Down To Flexibility Vs. Serendipity

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Christian Cerria has helped Mid-Atlantic Builders shrink the number of workers needed on a work site. The firm uses smartphones and tablets to fix designs and send them back to the office without shuttling workers back and forth. Marie McGrory/NPR hide caption

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Technology Upends Another Industry: Homebuilding

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Office Depot Announces Plans To Merge With OfficeMax

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Peggy Renzi (middle) talks with her teammates Erika Hersey (left) and Erica Webster. The three are part of a team of nurses in the Bowie Health Center emergency room in Bowie, Md., who are working together to lose weight. Gabriella Demczuk /NPR hide caption

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Money Replaces Willpower In Programs Promoting Weight Loss

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Berkshire Hathaway And Private Equity Firm To Buy Heinz For $23 Billion

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Congress May Not Let Postal Service End Saturday Mail Delivery

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In Cost-Saving Move, Post Office Cuts Saturday Delivery

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Investigators are still looking into the cause of fires and overheating aboard Boeing's new 787s. Shizuo Kambayashi/AP hide caption

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Grounding Of 787s Creates Doubts About 'Business As Usual' At Boeing

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Latest Figures Suggest U.S. Housing Recovery Is Still On Track

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New homebuilding reached a 4 1/2 year high in December, welcome news for an industry that lost 2 million jobs during the downturn. Despite those job losses, the sector is experiencing a labor shortage in some parts of the U.S. Tony Dejak/AP hide caption

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Homebuilding Is Booming, But Skilled Workers Are Scarce

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New Rules Issued For Mortgage Servicing Companies

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