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How corporate tax cuts would benefit workers

Businesses seldom raise wages due to a sense of corporate benevolence. Rather, wages rise when the demand for workers increases. This forces businesses to increase wages out of self-interest, to keep their employees from being hired away by competitors.

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Ann McFeatters: Maybe Trump should watch PBS

WASHINGTON – If you're a glutton for punishment, you've been watching Ken Burns' "The Vietnam War" series on PBS. If you're a glutton for punishment, you also watched Donald Trump's speech at the United Nations threatening to destroy North Korea.

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Patagonia designs backpack tailored to a female frame

This fall, Patagonia has released a new line-up of daypacks offering features that probably won't surprise fans of the company – including a focus on recycled materials and a women's specific model that is tailored to the female frame. The Refugio pack (28 cubic liters for men, 26 for women) features a large main compartment (with a laptop sleeve) and a secondary compartment with plenty of organizing options for electronics and other supplies. The stretch woven pockets on the side are designed to accommodate water bottles of various sizes, and compression straps on either side can help you cinch the pack to secure the load.

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Bemoaning budget cuts, navigators say feds don't appreciate scope of the job

The Trump administration says many of the organizations that help people enroll in health plans on the federal insurance marketplaces don't provide enough bang for the buck, sometimes costing thousands of dollars to sign up each customer. So, it is cutting their funding, some by as much as 90 percent, the government told the groups last week.

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