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Dani Izzie at her home in rural Virginia. More than a decade ago, she slipped in the bathroom and suffered a spinal cord injury that has left her unable to walk. She works as a social media manager for Spinergy, a company that makes high-performance wheels for wheelchairs. Greg Kahn for NPR hide caption

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Many Are Replacing Disability Checks With Paychecks

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Farmers have produced record or near-record soybean crops in recent years. Amy Mayer/Harvest Public Media hide caption

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Collateral Damage Of The Trade War, Farmers Want Chinese Market Reopened

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A lot of Iowa business owners in towns like Mount Pleasant are facing chronic labor shortages. One solution is to encourage more outsiders to come to the state, including immigrants. Jim Zarroli/NPR hide caption

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With Workers Hard To Find, Immigration Crackdown Leaves Iowa Town In A Bind

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Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg stands during a press conference with European Commission President on December 3, 2013 after a working session at the EU Headquarters in Brussels. GEORGES GOBET/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Nordic Paradox

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Gayle King attends the the Hollywood Reporter's 9th Annual Most Powerful People In Media at The Pool on April 11 in New York City. Theo Wargo/Getty Images for THR hide caption

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CBS News Places Gayle King Front And Center In Revamp

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A passenger vessel traveling down the Yangtze River stops at a dock in downtown Chongqing, China. Rob Schmitz/NPR hide caption

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'The Economy Is Slipping': China's Slowdown Hits Former Boomtown

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Courtney Hering, who is getting married next year, is planning a slightly more lavish wedding reception. After seven years at Kohler, she finally feels like she has found a professional home. Sara Stathas for NPR hide caption

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2-Tiered Wages Under Fire: Workers Challenge Unequal Pay For Equal Work

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Ashley Merson and her brother Kevin sit on the porch of the house Ashley is trying to buy in the Hampden neighborhood of Baltimore. A ransomware attack on the city's digital services has delayed the home purchase. Emily Sullivan/WYPR hide caption

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Ransomware Cyberattacks Knock Baltimore's City Services Offline

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Leitha Dollarhyde, a retired caregiver who lives in a rural town near Whitesburg, Ky., says she could not afford an unexpected $1,000 expense. Sydney Boles for NPR hide caption

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Poll: Many Rural Americans Struggle With Financial Insecurity, Access To Health Care

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