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Bethlehem Steel Retirees Could Lose Health Benefits

Days after announcing it will sell nearly all of its assets to International Steel Group in a $1.5-billion deal, Bethlehem Steel asks a bankruptcy court to allow it to end health and insurance benefits for its 95,000 retirees and their families by March 31. NPR's Jack Speer reports.

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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.