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List Of Charities Shunning Trump's Mar-A-Lago Resort Keeps Growing

NPR | Aug. 22, 2017

Since President Trump made controversial remarks following the white supremacists' rally in Charlottesville, charities have backed out of fund-raisers that had been planned for Trump's Mar-A-Lago.

PHOTOS: Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Showcases Most Exotic, Rare, Expensive Cars

NPR | Aug. 21, 2017

This year's Concours features 204 of the best cars that have ever been made. The 67th annual event caps off a week of intensive, obsessive car love in Monterrey Peninsula, Calif.

In Illinois, This College Town Won't Be Eclipsed By August's Celestial Event

NPR | Aug. 21, 2017

A town of 26,000 will more than double in size as the Great American Eclipse takes place in August. From the local state university to longtime bakery, people are getting ready for it to get dark.

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How To Buy A Goat When You're Really Poor? Join A 'Merry-Go-Round'

NPR | Aug. 19, 2017 4 a.m.

Skeptics say if you hand cash to the impoverished, they'll mismanage it. But it turns out, many poor people are great at saving — thanks to this ingenious system.

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At NAFTA Kickoff, U.S., Mexico And Canada Already Show Signs Of Disagreement

NPR | Aug. 16, 2017 10:46 a.m.

While ministers from Canada and Mexico praised NAFTA, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer emphasized the negative and said the deal "needs major improvement."

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3 More Business Leaders Leave Trump's Manufacturing Council

NPR | Aug. 15, 2017 4:16 p.m.

"I'm resigning from the Manufacturing Jobs Initiative because it's the right thing for me to do," said Scott Paul, president of the Alliance for American Manufacturing.

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Oregon Officials Say They're Ready For Eclipse

OPB | Aug. 15, 2017 3:37 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

A million people may flock to Oregon over the coming week to view the total eclipse of the sun. State officials said Tuesday that they're as prepared as they can possibly be.

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CBO Predicts Rise In Deficit If Trump Cuts Payments To Insurance Companies

NPR | Aug. 15, 2017 1:40 p.m.

The Congressional Budget Office estimates that ending what's known as cost-sharing reduction payments to insurers will raise the deficit $194 billion over 10 years.

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Oregon's Jobless Rate At 3.8 Percent

OPB | Aug. 15, 2017 10:54 a.m. | Portland

The state Employment Department said Tuesday the jobless rate for July was 3.8 percent, slightly higher than Oregon's record-low. At this time last year, the rate was 5.1 percent.

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Rick Perry Visits McNary Dam; Mum On Proposed BPA Sale

East Oregonian | Aug. 15, 2017 8:45 a.m.

U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry was noncommittal Monday when asked about a proposal in the president’s budget to privatize the Bonneville Power Administration transmission grid.

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Trump's NAFTA Makeover Not So Extreme

NPR | Aug. 15, 2017 5:21 a.m.

The Trump administration begins renegotiating NAFTA this month. Despite the rhetoric of the campaign and talk of tearing it up, the administration's actual plans appear less dramatic than expected.

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Trump Turns To 43-Year-Old 'America First' Trade Law To Pressure China

NPR | Aug. 14, 2017 8:32 p.m.

President Trump asked his top trade adviser to determine whether to launch a probe into Chinese trade practices, particularly those forcing U.S. companies in China to turn over intellectual property.

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Eclipse Of The Arts: 'State Of Wonder' Travels The Path Of Totality

OPB | Aug. 14, 2017 4:30 p.m. | Oregon

"State of Wonder" is traveling across the solar eclipse's path of totality, from Newport to the Ochoco National Forest and many places in-between. Follow the team on this once in a lifetime artistic and cosmic journey.