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May 29, 2017

On This Day in 1937:

Ford Motor Co. security guards attack union organizers and supporters attempting to distribute literature outside the plant in Dearborn, Mich., in an event that was to become known as the “Battle of the Overpass.” The guards tried to destroy any photos showing the attack, but some survived—and inspired the Pulitzer committee to establish a prize for photography.

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Middle Class Still Left Behind in Economic Recovery
Posted On: Jul 19, 2013
July 19, 2013 | ECONOMY | The economic recovery of summer 2013 is playing out in an all-too-familiar way for poor and middle-class Americans: Gas prices are up, growth is slowing and there still aren't nearly enough new jobs to employ the almost 12 million people who are looking for work. An improving housing market and rising stock prices appear to have done little to boost the take-home pay of the typical American worker. Full story here.


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