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Bethlehem Steel Retirees Could Lose Health Benefits

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Bethlehem Steel Retirees Could Lose Health Benefits

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Bethlehem Steel Retirees Could Lose Health Benefits

Bethlehem Steel Retirees Could Lose Health Benefits

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A week after announcing it will sell nearly all of its assets to International Steel Group in a $1.5-billion deal, Bethlehem Steel asks a bankruptcy court to allow it to end health and insurance benefits for its 95,000 retirees and their families by March 31. NPR's Steve Inskeep talks with retired Bethlehem Steel employee Larry Redeman.

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