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Chinese company’s purchase could impact the U.S. food industry

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A Chinese company has bought the biggest pork producer in the U.S., raising concerns that the deal will pave the way for more foreign takeovers of major U.S. companies. Continue reading

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Back to school resources for every classroom

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It’s that time of year again and PBS NewsHour Extra has got you covered for great back to school lesson plans and resources for every…read more

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African markets set to skyrocket, leaders say

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Discussions at the U.S.-Africa Leaders summit in Washington, D.C. this week highlighted Africa’s strong potential for economic growth. Continue reading

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Crude oil brings boom times and safety concerns to North Dakota

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO In North Dakota an oil boom has boosted the state’s economy, but as the industry is projected to grow, a series of catastrophic…read more

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Boomtowns at center of economic growth in Mexico

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Although most news Americans hear about Mexico concerns drug cartels, violence and illegal immigration, the country’s economic growth is bringing economic stability and…read more

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