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Shoppers walk through a forest of Christmas trees on the Snicker's Gap Christmas Tree Farm in Bluemont, Va., in 2004. This season, a tightened tree supply dates back a decade ago, when fewer trees were planted during the recession. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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This Year's Christmas Tree Shortage Has Roots In The Recession

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Labor Abuses After Harvey

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What About Sexual Harassment On Wall Street?

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What's Behind Bitcoin's All-Time High Value

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Carl Pasciuto, president of the Custom Group, says he needs well-trained workers more than he needs equipment. Chris Arnold/NPR hide caption

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Tax Bill Favors Adding Robots Over Workers, Critics Say

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"Beginning in 2018, our audits will occur annually, with reports issued Nov. 15," Defense Department Comptroller David L. Norquist said in announcing the Pentagon's first-ever audit. Daniel Slim/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Citi Bike users pedal through the streets of Manhattan. Some members of Generation Z, the younger generation following the millennials, are less inclined to own cars and lean more toward bike-sharing and ride-sharing services. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Generation Z May Not Want To Own Cars. Can Automakers Woo Them In Other Ways?

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MPR Cutting Ties With Longtime Business Partner Garrison Keillor

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The $3 billion Brightline express train project will launch this month with trains operating from West Palm Beach to Fort Lauderdale. Courtesy of Brightline hide caption

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Members of the College Republican National Committee demonstrated against the estate tax in Washington in 2006. The tax was eliminated in 2010 but was reinstated a year later. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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As GOP Lawmakers Eye Cutting Estate Tax, Will They Increase Income Inequality?

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