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Did you know that computing skills are the most sought after in the US job market but the share of women in the computer workforce has declined from 37% in 1995 to 24% today.  If Reshma Saujani and her crew at Girls Who Code has any say in it, that number will change. 

She started the non-profit Girls Who Code, and now there's a book and new fiction series to spur girls to invent and as she says, change the world. 

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Every week Timberjay publisher and editor Marshall Helmberger tells us about the stories he's been covering.  This week a tragic house fire, a look at the opinions and economics of copper nickel mining, Rep.

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Every Friday morning publisher and editor of the Timberjay Marshall Helmberger tells us about the stories they've been covering.  This week a continuation of the contentious copper nickel mining issues on the Iron Range. 

The deadline for public testimony to the US Forest Service is August 17th.  Here is a link for you to submit your public testimony.

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Senator Amy Klobuchar (D) joined us this week to talk about jobs.  In other countries apprenticeship is more widely used.  She told us about the American Apprenticeship Act she has introduced. 

Read more here. 

Star Tribune

In this final installment of the Dig Deep podcast on jobs Chuck and Aaron look ahead.  Is the model of job creation outdated?  Who should be creating jobs and how much should people be paid?  These are all questions that guide this conversation.

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