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How A Small Business Is Handling Steel Tariffs

Saturday, June 23rd, 2018

Scott Simon speaks to Jeff Padnos, a small business owner in Michigan, about how recent U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum are affecting his family’s scrap recycling business.

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MoviePass / Fail?

Saturday, June 23rd, 2018

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If you pay MoviePass 10 dollars a month, you can go to the movies every day. Great for customers, but hard on a company’s bottom line. Today on the show, what’s the plan, MoviePass?

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Emails Raise Questions About Interior Secretary Zinke’s Link With Oil Executive

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke at his confirmation hearing last year. Congressional Democrats and a public watchdog group are calling for an ethics investigation into Zinke over a land deal between his family foundation and oil and gas company Halliburton.

Congressional Democrats and a public watchdog group are calling for an ethics investigation into the secretary over a land deal between Zinke’s family foundation and oil and gas company Halliburton.

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Charles Krauthammer, Pulitzer-Winning Columnist, Dies Of Cancer

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

Charles Krauthammer, pictured on the Fox News Channel, died of cancer at the age of 68. His death was announced by the Washington Post, where he was a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist in addition to his work as a commentator for Fox.

The longtime columnist for the Washington Post and commentator for Fox News wrote earlier this month that he had “no regrets.” He was 68.

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Supreme Court Rules That Online Sellers May Collect State Sales Taxes On Purchases

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

NPR Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg discusses what the Supreme Court’s ruling on online shopping means for sellers and state revenues.

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