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Halliburton Announces Asbestos Settlement

The Halliburton Co. announces a tentative agreement to settle existing and future asbestos claims. The company once headed by Vice President Dick Cheney would establish a $4 billion fund to settle about 300,000 cases. 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.

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