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One Manufacturing Giant Creates Winners And Losers

The United States lost close to 6 million manufacturing jobs between 2000 and 2009. Now, slowly, some of those jobs […]

Iowa Town Braces For New Reality In Factory Closure’s Wake

What becomes of a city of 8,000 people when its main employer leaves town? What does it look like, and […]

Cursive Club Tries To Keep Handwriting Alive

Cursive handwriting is disappearing from the list of required courses at U.S. schools, so one New Jersey grandmother is making […]

Searching For The Sequester In The Middle Of Ohio

It’s been a little more than a month since the start of the sequester — the automatic, across-the-board spending cuts […]

Struggling W.Va. Town Hopes Boy Scout Camp Brings New Life

Picture a tiny town set along a creek in West Virginia. A mountain rises from the town’s eastern edge, overlooking […]

Webster Celebrates College Chess Title, As New Hire Pays Off

If there’s no such thing as bad publicity, how much is good publicity worth? Webster University wants to find out. […]

Climate Change Could Equal Teeth-Rattling Flights

Buckle up — climate change could make this a bumpy flight. That’s according to a newly published study by two […]

Britain’s Thatcher An Unlikely Icon For American Conservatives

As an icon of the American conservative movement in the 1980s, it would have been difficult to find a more […]

‘Independent Adviser’ To Review Rutgers’ Actions

Rutgers University says it plans to have an “independent adviser … conduct a review of the circumstances surrounding the men’s […]

Blocked Or Breaking Through? Mixed Signals On Gun Bills

If this is President Obama’s “make-or-break week on guns,” as Politico declares, then it starts with considerable confusion about where […]

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