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A worn Union Pacific Railroad logo is emblazoned on a locomotive sitting in the Jackson, Miss., terminal rail yard, April 20, 2022. All the major railroads now plan to offer their employees up to $600 a month in advance of raises they expect to pay once the current two-year-old national contract talks are eventually settled. But a coalition of unions that represents more than 105,000 railroad workers said Monday, April 25, 2022 that they'll refuse the payments partly because workers would be on the hook to repay some of the money if the eventual raises aren't big enough to cover the payments. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

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With sky high inflation, even the price of sand is hurting now Americans in the pocket. One America’s Natasha Sweatte has more.

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