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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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Cars Are Next Frontier For Sharing Services

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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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Manufacturing 2.0: Old Industry Creating New High-Tech Jobs

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Mel Watt: A New Captain For America's Housing Market

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Pressure Mounts On Fast-Food Industry To Pay Workers More

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To Changing Landscape, Add Private Health Care Exchanges

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DOJ Signals JPMorgan Deal Could Be Model For Other Cases

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Counting Who's Bought Into Obamacare Is Tougher Than You Think

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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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Can Young People Get Obamacare For $50 A Month? Sometimes

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What To Know About The Tentative JPMorgan Deal

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Business Leaders Decry The Economic Cost Of Uncertainty

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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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Economists Say Fiscal Fits And Starts Hurt U.S. Growth

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U.S. Political Standoff Hangs Over IMF, World Bank Meetings

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NPR's Chris Arnold reports on the meetings, where dysfunction in Washington is a hot topic.

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Medical Device Tax Might Be Way To Get A Budget Passed

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DOJ: 3 Brokers At ICAP Manipulated Libor Rate

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