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Database of product injuries, deaths available from IRE

Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) is offering the Consumer Product Safety Commission‘s injury and death database.

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Miracle-Gro, others get into marijuana business

Custom software, PR firms, lobbyists, stock offerings and major American companies trying to woo business –

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Oil prices to plastic packaging: quirky consequences

Every so often you read an article  that just prompts awe for the way its writer

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How far will tornadoes’ costs ripple across economy?

Even if your market hasn’t been ravaged by the extraordinary storms this spring – and it

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From code share to mainline: A glossary for airline terms

Here’s a list of key terms and lingo to help you navigate airline stories: Available Seat

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Economics 101: taught by an ex-drug dealer (NPR)

To listen to the NPR story, click on the arrow: I’m used to hearing economists, academics

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Who’s afraid of Friday the 13th? Businesses can be

Friggatriskaidekaphobia. It sounds like a muttered epithet but it’s the technical terms for fear of Friday

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Prom, graduation spending indicators of economic health

Two big elements of the spring consumer spending season – proms and graduations – are worth

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ProPublica reporter: ‘circle around the story’

Nick Kusnetz of ProPublica.org didn’t let a lack of information from Chesapeake Energy and state regulators

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Covering economics: Resources

By Grant Hannis GOVERNMENT DATA For information on upcoming statistical releases (you can arrange to receive

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