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September 2, 2014 | NPR · At a Labor Day picnic in Milwaukee, the president accused the GOP of blocking economic initiatives. He urged the sympathetic union audience to turn their frustration into political action in November.
 
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September 2, 2014 | NPR · The city's plan to restructure its debt has been praised as a creative way to protect both pensioners and its art museum. But some creditors — and residents — feel like they're being railroaded.
 
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September 2, 2014 | NPR · A company called WTAS is reviving the defunct accounting firm's name and hoping clients have forgotten its associations with the Enron scandal.
 

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September 2, 2014 | NPR · The Islamist extremist group Islamic State has released a new video that purports to show the beheading of an American journalist named Steven Sotloff. Two weeks ago, the group threatened to kill Sotloff in a video depicting the beheading of James Foley, another American journalist.
 
September 2, 2014 | NPR · In response to unrest in eastern Ukraine, NATO is considering forming a rapid reaction force — a topic that will be discussed at a summit this week in Wales. But how will Russia react, and is this the right move for the alliance? To learn more, Audie Cornish speaks with Steven Pifer, the director of Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Initiative at the Brookings Institution.
 
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September 2, 2014 | NPR · The Pentagon has been transferring mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles to local police. Built to protect U.S. forces from roadside bomb blasts at war, these huge vehicles aren't always welcome.
 

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August 30, 2014 | NPR · Ukrainian forces are defending the port city of Novoazovsk from what they say is a Russian invasion. Scott Simon talks to correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson.
 

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August 31, 2014 | NPR · Immigration remains one of the most challenging issues for President Obama. Political correspondent Mara Liasson discusses the political cost of the choices before him with Linda Wertheimer.
 

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Money Coach

Jul 28, 2014 — Life transitions, from expanding families to job losses and promotions, can be financially stressful. Host Michel Martin speaks with money coaches about what to do when you are facing big changes.
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Jul 8, 2014 — If you're downsizing, you might have a hard time getting rid of your heirlooms and furniture. Host Michel Martin speaks with Kate Grondin about what to do with your old stuff.
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Jul 1, 2014 — How can parents prevent children from squandering their hard-earned summer cash and save some for the future? Michel Martin gets some tips from financial guru Alvin Hall.
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Jun 24, 2014 — Getting your first apartment can be an exciting, daunting and expensive step. Host Michel Martin talks about how first-time renters can manage their finances with Pat Esswein of Kiplinger.
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Jun 17, 2014 — As couples get married this summer, financial and relationship experts say they should talk about money before the big day. Host Michel Martin learns more about making your finances live happily ever.
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Jun 10, 2014 — Summer jobs aren't just about the extra money. Finance expert and educator Alvin Hall shares tips for teens on how to get a good job and get the most out of it.
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Jun 3, 2014 — Being laid off can affect your finances as well as your health. Professor Sandra Sucher of the Harvard Business School explains how to survive, and even thrive, after a layoff.
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May 13, 2014 — Child identity theft cases sometimes continue for years before they're discovered. Adam Levin, of Identity Theft 911, explains how this happens, and what to do about it.
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Apr 15, 2014 — It's tax deadline day, but 75 percent of tax payers don't have to do anything by midnight tonight. That's according to Kevin McCormally of Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine.
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Apr 8, 2014 — More people are using prepaid debit cards, but not all the cards work the same way, especially when it comes to the fees they charge. Money Coach Alvin Hall gives some tips.
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