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This Sunday the annual Grammy Award winners will be announced. One of the biggest categories is Song of the Year, which goes to a songwriter. Every day this week, we'll give you a little intel on one of the nominees. Today, Bon Iver's "Holocene."

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Next to Mumbai's bustling international airport, a boy picks through refuse, looking for pieces he can recycle and sell to support his family of 11. He is a resident of Annawadi, a slum built on a patch of reclaimed swampland — now fringed by luxury hotels.

As economists and activists fret over increasing income inequality in America, scenes like this one from journalist Katherine Boo's new book, Behind the Beautiful Forevers, are a forceful reminder of the extreme disparity of wealth that exist all over the world — and what people must do to survive.

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NPR's business news starts with more budget cuts in Greece.

Greece's leaders are expected to sign off, today, on more painful austerity measures – the price that country must pay for a new bailout.

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Citigroup To Issue Credit Cards In China

Feb 7, 2012

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And let's move now, from paper promises, now, to plastic. That's our last word in business.

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Those three men campaigned yesterday in Minnesota, in advance of today's caucuses there, so let's turn to them. Each of Romney's rivals is looking at the state as a place where they can regain their footing.

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Great Central US Shakeout

An earthquake can happen just about any time in the southern Illinois region…

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Voters Gear Up For Minnesota Caucuses

Feb 6, 2012

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Our periodic look at state finances takes us next to New Mexico. The situation there looks a lot less awful than it did.

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NPR's business news begins with possible mortgage relief.

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And I'm Renee Montagne.

The Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation is facing a fight to keep controversy from undermining its fundraising efforts.

After announcing that it would withdraw funding from Planned Parenthood screening programs last week — and then reversing that decision three days later — the foundation now faces the challenging task of repairing its image and trying to lure back disillusioned donors.

One of the nation's largest breast cancer charities, the foundation spends tens of millions of dollars annually on breast cancer research, education and screening.

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Much like the last time the New England Patriots met the New York Giants in the Super Bowl, the Patriots were favored.

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This Sunday the annual Grammy Award winners will be announced. One of the biggest categories is Song of the Year, which goes to a songwriter. Every day this week, we'll give you a little intel on one of the nominees. Today, Bruno Mars' "Grenade."

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The state's largest public employees union says Governor Pat Quinn is two-faced.

Earlier this week during his state of the state address, Governor Pat Quinn laid out an agenda that includes tax cuts and increased education spending. The state's largest public employees union says that belies Quinn's reasoning for withholding members' pay raises.

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Richard "Pete" Peterson yearns for the warm, summer days as he looks back at the baseball greats who passed away in 2011 for this edition of Reading Baseball.

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