Politics & Government

Economy
11:15 am
Wed September 18, 2013

Minority-Owned Banks Play A Real Role In Recovery?

Originally published on Wed September 18, 2013 4:51 pm

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

This is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. I'm Michel Martin. Later this hour, we will meet the new Miss America, Nina Davuluri, and we'll find out how she's already gotten a lesson in grace under fire after her Indian-American heritage drew a swarm of haters on the web. It's the first of two conversations we'll have this hour about the interesting politics of beauty right now.

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Politics & Government
10:28 am
Wed September 18, 2013

State Money will Help Milwaukee Ditch Abandoned Houses

Gov. Walker announced Tuesday that he'll give the City of Milwaukee $2 million to help eliminate blighted properties.

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Politics & Government
9:06 am
Wed September 18, 2013

Special Election Planned in South Surbubs

A special election will be held in the 21st Assembly District to replace Mark Honadel.

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Politics & Government
8:55 am
Wed September 18, 2013

Legislature Gives Landlords More Power

A new bill gives landlords more power over tenants.

Landlords will have more power over tenants if a bill passed by the Senate Tuesday gets signed by the Governor.

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Business
3:27 am
Wed September 18, 2013

Home Care Workers To Be Included In Wage And Overtime Law

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STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Almost 2 million Americans are employed as home care workers. Wow. Many of them are not covered by minimum wage and overtime laws, but that is about to change. NPR's Wendy Kaufman reports.

WENDY KAUFMAN, BYLINE: The new rules, announced by the White House, cover in-home aides who assist the elderly or the disabled with things like dressing, feeding and taking medications.

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