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701 06/19/2017: Senators, and their depleted staffs, are reshaping health care in secret2017-06-19 12:00:00
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702 06/16/2017: What can $13.7 billion buy Amazon at Whole Foods?2017-06-16 12:00:00
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703 06/15/2017: The U.S. has more Disney World workers than coal miners2017-06-15 12:00:00
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704 06/14/2017: It's time for another hike2017-06-14 12:00:00
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705 06/13/2017: Can the Senate rework 18 percent of the economy in three weeks?2017-06-13 12:00:00
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706 06/12/2017: Et tu, Delta?2017-06-12 12:00:00
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707 06/09/2017: How much more chaos can one global economy stand?2017-06-09 12:00:00
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708 06/08/2017: The House just voted to dismantle Dodd-Frank2017-06-08 12:00:00
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709 06/07/2017: Cracked phone screens are a $4 billion business2017-06-07 12:00:00
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710 06/06/2017: Do tax cuts automatically lead to economic growth?2017-06-06 12:00:00
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711 06/05/2017: Simplifying the tax code isn't so simple2017-06-05 12:00:00
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712 06/02/2017: What if climate agreements were actually good for business?2017-06-02 12:00:00
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06/02/2017: What if climate agreements were actually good for business?

Happy jobs day Friday! The unemployment rate is at a 16-year low, but the participation rate is down, with more people leaving the labor force. Also, wage growth is still sluggish. So what is Janet Yellen thinking? We get to it in the Weekly Wrap. In other big news this week: President Trump decided to pull out of the Paris Agreement on climate change, but that isn't stopping companies from participating. American automakers like Ford and GM have said they’re unhappy with the decision and want to continue lowering emissions. Also on today's show: We return to Erie, Pennsylvania, this time to the county prison, where more than half the inmates enter addicted to drugs, including opioids. A new drug called Vivitrol could help the opioid addicts, but under Trump’s proposed budget, the county may no longer be able to afford it.  …read more

713 06/01/2017: Pittsburgh or Paris?2017-06-01 12:00:00
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714 05/31/2017: We'll always have Paris (or maybe we won't)2017-05-31 12:00:00
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715 05/30/2017: Again with the trade deficit2017-05-30 12:00:00
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716 05/29/2017: America's parks are in danger of being "loved to death"2017-05-29 12:00:00
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717 05/26/2017: What it was like to rent from Jared Kushner2017-05-26 12:00:00
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718 05/25/2017: What, me worry?2017-05-25 12:00:00
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719 05/24/2017: The CBO has spoken2017-05-24 12:00:00
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720 05/23/2017: Trump's budget math doesn't quite add up2017-05-23 12:00:00
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