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CSU To Cut $700,000 From Engineering Department

Posted: 05/25/2009 - Colorado State University's College of Engineering plans to lay off about 40 employees and eliminate some vacant staff positions in an effort to cut $700,000 from its department budget this fall.

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Government Giving GMAC $7.5B In New Aid

Posted: 05/21/2009 - The government is providing auto lender GMAC with $7.5 billion in fresh aid to enable it to make new loans for General Motors Corp. and Chrysler LLC vehicles.

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Experts: Don't Expect $4/Gallon Gas To Return

Posted: 05/21/2009 - Gas prices are spiking just as millions of Americans are hitting the road for the Memorial Day weekend. But the comparison to last year may end there.

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Sources: Obama Administration Weighs Regulatory Panel

Posted: 05/19/2009 - Officials say the Obama administration is actively considering creation of a regulatory commission to protect consumers of financial products in an effort to crack down on some of the abuses that helped trigger the current financial crisis.

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D-11 Hiring Bus Drivers

Posted: 05/19/2009 - If you don't know how to drive a bus, don't worry. D-11 will train and help you obtain a commercial driver's license.

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Small Rewards Ease Some Economic Tension

Updated: 05/16/2009 - In the midst of the recession, there are some products that people apparently are unwilling to do without. Like chocolate. And comfort food.

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Chinese Imports Could Bring GM Political Troubles

Posted: 05/13/2009 - Reports that General Motors plans to import cars from China are causing a political problem for the car company and the White House. GM will neither confirm nor deny the reports.

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Social Security And Medicare Finances Worsen

Posted: 05/12/2009 - The financial health of Social Security and Medicare, the government's two biggest benefit programs, worsened in the past year because of the severe recession.

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Fed Boss: Bank Exam Results Should Buoy Confidence

Posted: 05/11/2009 - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says results of the government's unprecedented "stress tests" of the nation's 19 largest banks should bolster Americans' battered confidence in the U.S. banking system.

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Boston Globe's Largest Union Sets Vote On Cuts

Posted: 05/11/2009 - Members of The Boston Globe's largest union will vote on June 8 whether to ratify wage and benefit cuts that the newspaper's parent company, The New York Times Co., is demanding to keep the 137-year-old daily from closing.

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Kids Worry About The Economy, Too

Updated: 05/08/2009 - We all wonder about what may happen next with the economy, and if you have children they may know more than you realize.

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House Votes To Outlaw 'Liar Loans'

Posted: 05/07/2009 - The House has voted to outlaw so-called liar loans, ballooning mortgage payments and other bank practices that lawmakers say prey on consumers.

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