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Thu September 8, 2011

A Look At Reaction To Obama's Jobs Speech


MELISSA BLOCK, host: This is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News. I'm Melissa Block.

ROBERT SIEGEL, host: And I'm Robert Siegel. President Obama addressed a joint session of Congress this evening, urging adoption of what he called the American Jobs Act. It is a package of payroll tax cuts and spending increases aimed at jobless benefits and infrastructure improvements. The overall price tag is nearly $450 billion and the president said it will be all paid for.

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Thu September 8, 2011
NPR Story

Obama Presents His Jobs Plan To Congress

Robert Siegel talks to NPR's Mara Liasson, NPR's Scott Horsley and NPR's Andrea Seabrook for reaction.


Thu September 8, 2011
NPR Story

A Preview Of Obama's Jobs Speech

President Obama is slated to present his plan for job creation tonight. For more, Robert Siegel turns to NPR's Mara Liasson, NPR's Scott Horsley from the White House and NPR's Andrea Seabrook from the House chamber.


Thu September 8, 2011

Western Colorado Baking Soda Company to Double Capacity

Creative Commons

The country’s second-largest producer of baking soda, Rifle-based Natural Soda, has announced plans to double production in 2013. The change is expected to bring more jobs to Northwestern Colorado.

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Thu September 8, 2011

Land Managers Call for New Wilderness in Colorado

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Colorado could see more federally protected wilderness areas. Federal land managers are recommending six new plots of Bureau of Land Management land for the extended protections.

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