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April 21, 2014 | NPR · More than 200 people remain missing after the ferry capsized last week. One family was told their daughter was dead instead of missing. It turns out authorities had confused her for another girl.
 
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April 21, 2014 | NPR · Hamid Mir, one of Pakistan's most famous journalists, was shot and wounded by gunmen as he was driving down a busy street in Karachi. It's the second such attack this month on a journalist.
 

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April 20, 2014 | NPR · California farmers produce an enormous proportion of American produce, but the state is now experiencing a record-breaking drought that is being felt throughout the state and the U.S.
 
April 20, 2014 | NPR · It's been a grim Easter Sunday in South Korea as the death toll continues to rise from the ferry disaster that left nearly 300 passengers, many of them high school students, dead or missing.
 
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April 20, 2014 | WBUR · Newlyweds Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes each lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombing. Rescue the assistance dog helps fetch keys and push buttons, bringing warmth and joy as the couple recovers.
 

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April 19, 2014 | NPR · The search continues for hundreds of people, mostly students, who were on board a South Korean ferry when it sank this week. Correspondent Anthony Kuhn shares the latest with NPR's Wade Goodwyn.
 

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April 20, 2014 | NPR · Monday is the 2014 Boston Marathon. Security will be tight, and this year's race will be an emotional event that will be about more than who wins.
 

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retail sales

Mar 24, 2014 — Connecticut opened retail stores to market its health insurance exchange. Some customers are getting insurance for the first time and others are hoping to lower their premiums.
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Dec 12, 2013 — Officials say it's difficult to account for shifts caused by factors related to the holidays and separate them from the trends more closely linked to the economy's underlying strengths and weaknesses.
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Jun 13, 2013 — There were fewer people applying for unemployment insurance last week. And in May, consumers spent more — particularly on cars.
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Apr 12, 2013 — The good news: Inflation remains in check. The bad news: Consumers were less willing to spend last month.
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Mar 13, 2013 — The 1.1 percent increase is a sign that despite higher payroll taxes and increases in the price of such things as gasoline, consumers are still willing to spend. And that's good news for the economy.
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Jan 15, 2013 — Consumers were still in a spending mood in December, even as lawmakers battled over the budget. Meanwhile, wholesale prices fell slightly. Those are both good signs for the economy.
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Sep 14, 2012 — The government reports consumer prices and retail sales increased during August, mostly due to more expensive gas prices.
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Jul 16, 2012 — The news is among several recent indications that the economy is slowing. But, the pace is still better than a year ago.
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Mar 13, 2012 — They were up 1.1 percent from January. Higher gas prices were one reason, but excluding gasoline sales were still up 0.8 percent.
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Nov 28, 2011 — A good first weekend is welcome news. But after a deep recession and with unemployment still high, analysts want to wait and see.
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