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U.S. Railroad Industry Thriving as Economy Slumps

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U.S. Railroad Industry Thriving as Economy Slumps

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U.S. Railroad Industry Thriving as Economy Slumps

U.S. Railroad Industry Thriving as Economy Slumps

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The railroad freight industry is booming. Executives say higher fuel prices and a weak dollar are helping freight lines.

Co-host Steve Inskeep talks with Wick Moorman, CEO of Norfolk Southern, about how the industry can thrive despite an economic slump.