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As U.S. Steelmakers Cheer Tariffs, A Michigan Factory's Future Looks Bleak

While some U.S. steel manufacturers may be embracing tariffs on imported steel, it could hurt some small manufacturers. Simonds International says it could put its Michigan plant out of business.

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China Churns Out Half The World's Steel, And Other Steelmakers Feel Pinched

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If It's Awkward, 'My Instinct Is To Make Fun Of It,' Says Armando Iannucci

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As U.S. Steelmakers Cheer Tariffs, A Michigan Factory's Future Looks Bleak

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The Opioid Crisis Is Surging In Black, Urban Communities

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Zoila Gutierrez (left) is a student in the Encuentro home health aide class in Albequerque. Though her youngest daughter is a citizen and two older kids are registered under DACA, Gutierrez doesn't have papers, and knows she may have to leave her job and return to Mexico. Ina Jaffe/NPR hide caption

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U.S. Immigration Policy Threatens Shake-Up In Home Health Business

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