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Health Care Costs Pose Challenge for GM

General Motors recently had to announce that its earnings for the current year would fall far short of expectations. One problem for the automaker is health care costs: GM will pay in excess of $5 billion this year to insure its workers and retirees.

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Jack Speer
Jack Speer is a newscaster at NPR in Washington, DC. In this role he reports, writes, edits, and produces live hourly updates which air during NPR programming.