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    • So Your Dog Works as a Model? Don’t Quit Your Day Job

    • By: Zach Wichter
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Amy Peller, a marketing consultant who lives in Hoboken, New Jersey, was in the flagship Banana Republic store in London last winter when she looked up and recognized the model whose picture greeted her.

    "So Your Dog Works as a Model? Don’t Quit Your Day Job" is from the June 28, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Zach Wichter and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Damaged Engine Prompts Scrutiny of Inspections

    • By: Natalie Kitroeff, Christine Negroni, Zach Wichter
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    When a Southwest Airlines plane was inspected Sunday, no problems with the aircraft or its engines were uncovered.Two days later, an engine on the plane broke apart shortly after takeoff from LaGuardia Airport in New York, killing a woman sitting in a window seat near the blast.The accident is focusing renewed scrutiny on the engine inspection process.

    "Damaged Engine Prompts Scrutiny of Inspections" is from the April 18, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Natalie Kitroeff, Christine Negroni, Zach Wichter and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • What Does Your Airfare Actually Buy?

    • By: Zach Wichter
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    In the new world of airfares, similar-sounding fare classes like “economy” and “basic economy” can mask big differences in the level of service being offered. Complicating matters further, booking websites often do a poor job of explaining what travelers are actually getting for the listed price.

    "What Does Your Airfare Actually Buy?" is from the December 17, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Zach Wichter and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Too Hot for Takeoff: Air Travel Buffeted by a Capricious Climate

    • By: Zach Wichter
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 10 mins
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    In recent days, American Airlines has been forced to cancel more than 40 flights in Phoenix. The reason: With daytime highs hovering around 120 degrees, it was simply too hot for some smaller jets to take off. Hotter air is thinner air, which makes it more difficult — and sometimes impossible — for planes to generate enough lift.

    "Too Hot for Takeoff: Air Travel Buffeted by a Capricious Climate" is from the June 20, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Zach Wichter and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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