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Thursday, December 5, 2013 9:05amThe Gross Domestic Product doesn’t count volunteer work at all, and that includes unpaid care-giving for a sick loved one. But with such high costs for elderly home care, there’s often no alternative, as Marketplace’s Chris Farrell says.
Thursday, December 5, 2013 8:35amFast food workers across America are striking today, asking for $15 an hour. Their employers may not be sympathetic to their cause, but they have a friend in the White House.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 3:46pmMore dry counties have been phasing out Prohibition-era laws, in part to attract more businesses.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 11:19pmThe question for hospital executives in Camden, N.J., and around the country, is how to manage a new wave of patients.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 10:36pmFrom smart phones to solar panels, tech equipment uses a lot of metals that don't have a good substitute.