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In The Service Industry, New Year's Is Often About Just Getting By

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Despite Recent Production Boost, Wyoming Coal's Long-Term Outlook Is Dim

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By Returning To Farming's Roots, He Found His American Dream

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The river banks in Sunderland here were once home to shipyards, but like the city's coal mines, they disappeared. In June, the voters of Sunderland voted by more than 60 percent to leave the European Union, even though it would put tens of thousands of local jobs at risk. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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In Pro-Brexit English City, A Jobs Crisis Is Averted — But For How Long?

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2008 Bank Bailout Chief Has A Plan To Prevent The Need For Another One

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Striking McDonald's restaurant employees lock arms during nationwide "Fight for $15 Day of Disruption" protests. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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Wages Are Increasing, But What's Behind It?

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Many large-scale farms rely heavily on immigrant labor. And many farmers are opposed to Donald Trump's strong stance against illegal immigrant. Ryan Anson/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Evaluating Whether 2016 Was A Good Year For The U.S. Economy

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UCSF is laying off some of its IT staff and sending their jobs to a contractor with headquarters in India. Luciano Lozano/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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Outsourced: In A Twist, Some San Francisco IT Jobs Are Moving To India

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A sign is seen outside a bail bondsman across the street from Mercer County criminal courthouse on Oct. 23, 2014, in Trenton, N.J. Mel Evans/AP hide caption

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New Jersey Banking On Shift From Bail Money To Risk Assessment

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People celebrate New Year's in Madrid's Puerta del Sol square, on Jan. 1, 2011. Traditionally, the drinking doesn't begin until after midnight, when people eat 12 grapes for good luck. Alvaro Hurtado/AP hide caption

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In Spain, New Year's Eve Is All About The Grapes — Save The Bubbly For Later

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November Sees Biggest Home Sale Surge In Almost A Decade

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The Economy Trump Will Inherit

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