Business and Economy http://kgou.org en Beware: Your Uber Ride May Come With A Side Of Oversharing http://kgou.org/post/beware-your-uber-ride-may-come-side-oversharing <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Beware%3A+Your+Uber+Ride+May+Come+With+A+Side+Of+Oversharing&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDEwNzk4NjQwMDEzNTkxNDE0MTg3ZGYxMA004)"/></div><p> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:29:00 +0000 editor 36499 at http://kgou.org Travelling Books: Vintage Van Carries Literature Around Lisbon http://kgou.org/post/travelling-books-vintage-van-carries-literature-around-lisbon You're probably well-acquainted with the idea of the food van. The more sartorially minded may have even visited a <a href="http://www.ozy.com/good-sht/truck-boutique-fashion-shop-of-your-dreams/32061.article">fashion truck</a>. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:11:00 +0000 editor 36500 at http://kgou.org Travelling Books: Vintage Van Carries Literature Around Lisbon The Abercrombie Logo Loses Its Luxe http://kgou.org/post/abercrombie-logo-loses-its-luxe <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=The+Abercrombie+Logo+Loses+Its+Luxe&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA5MTYwMDQ1MDEzMzE1ODcyMjRmY2FlMA004)"/></div><p> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:37:00 +0000 editor 36471 at http://kgou.org Can Oxfam Nudge Big Food Companies To Do Right? http://kgou.org/post/can-oxfam-nudge-big-food-companies-do-right It's not always easy to connect the dots between the food we consume and the people who grow it, or the impact of growing and processing that food on the health of our planet.<p>But a campaign called <a href="http://www.behindthebrands.org/en-us">Behind the Brands</a>, led by Oxfam International, an advocacy organization dedicated to fighting poverty, is trying to make the inner workings of the 10 biggest food companies in the world more visible.<p>They include General Mills, Associated British Foods, Danone, Mars, Coca-Cola, Mondelez, Unilever, PepsiCo, Nestle and Kellogg. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:48:00 +0000 Allison Aubrey and Dan Charles 36470 at http://kgou.org Can Oxfam Nudge Big Food Companies To Do Right? Cole Says Tribal Jobs Are Here To Stay http://kgou.org/post/cole-says-tribal-jobs-are-here-stay <p>The recent reports of employers leaving the United States for tax breaks won’t ever happen with certain businesses in Oklahoma: those companies belong to tribes, and they’re here to stay.</p><p>That’s one big message from <a href="http://cole.house.gov/">Oklahoma Congressman Tom Cole</a>. At his recent town hall meeting in Purcell, Cole (Chickasaw) said the sovereign tribes of Oklahoma are also their own corporations—buying, selling, and creating jobs.</p> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 01:53:23 +0000 Susan Shannon 36465 at http://kgou.org Cole Says Tribal Jobs Are Here To Stay Real Vanilla Isn't Plain. It Depends On (Dare We Say It) Terroir http://kgou.org/post/real-vanilla-isnt-plain-it-depends-dare-we-say-it-terroir Banish the phrase "plain vanilla" from your lexicon.<p>Why? Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:34:00 +0000 editor 36439 at http://kgou.org Real Vanilla Isn't Plain. It Depends On (Dare We Say It) Terroir East And West, Health Care Expansion Spurs Growth http://kgou.org/post/east-and-west-health-care-expansion-spurs-growth <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Where retail growth might have once sprung from a mall, progress now may be heralded by a health care facility, as shown in recent developments in both Yukon and Shawnee, according to the <a href="http://journalrecord.com/news-the-way-you-want-it/?gclid=CjwKEAjwyYCgBRCMmbWl5beV_RQSJABESqHAJ-oGR1k6CI0RQcHAUYDCZKRgcpaYCbVLFOEks8sZRhoCAo7w_wcB">Journal Record</a> newspaper.</span></p> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:30:00 +0000 Ben Fenwick & Adam Brooks 36395 at http://kgou.org East And West, Health Care Expansion Spurs Growth Case Could Jeopardize Washington State Recreational Pot Law http://kgou.org/post/case-could-jeopardize-washington-state-recreational-pot-law <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 KPLU-FM. To see more, visit <a href="http://www.kplu.org">http://www.kplu.org</a>.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Case+Could+Jeopardize+Washington+State+Recreational+Pot+Law&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODM0NzY4MDEyMTY4NTkyNzMzZTEyMA004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>Today, a court hears a case that confronts a contradiction between state and federal laws. Colorado and Washington state have legalized marijuana. The federal government has not. Some cities don't like legal pot either. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:23:00 +0000 editor 36408 at http://kgou.org Barclays To Finance Detroit's Exit From Bankruptcy http://kgou.org/post/business-news-116 <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Barclays+To+Finance+Detroit%27s+Exit+From+Bankruptcy&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4MzM1ODU4MDEzMTg5NjcxOTBkZGJhOA004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>NPR's Business News begins in the city of Detroit. Barclays Capital has agreed to provide $275 million to finance Detroit's operations as that city emerges from bankruptcy. Part of that funding will be used to retire a $120 million loan from Barclays. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:23:00 +0000 editor 36406 at http://kgou.org Student Attendance Drops At College Football Games http://kgou.org/post/last-word-business-184 <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Student+Attendance+Drops+At+College+Football+Games+&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODM1Njk5MDEyMTY5MDg4MzEyOTc5Ng004)"/></div><p> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:23:00 +0000 editor 36414 at http://kgou.org