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Stories for January 6, 2013

iPads, China: Twin Threats To Wisconsin's Paper Industry

Jan. 6
NPR Staff / NPR
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Deep in the Northwoods of Wisconsin, lumberjacks still cry "timber," just not as often as they once did. Across the state, milling lumber into good paper, the kind called "knowledge" grade for books, has employed thousands for more than a century, and created a distinct culture.

The Tax Man Takes Aim At The World's Wealthy

Jan. 6
Anita Huslin / NPR
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As 2013 begins with wealthy Americans in line for bigger tax bills, they're not alone. Tax fairness takes the spotlight worldwide this year, as cash-strapped governments look to impose more of the burden on well-heeled companies, individuals and institutions, and to catch and punish tax cheaters.