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New Home Sales Higher Than Expected

Posted: 04/24/2009 - The government says new U.S. home sales dipped slightly last month, but still beat expectations as builders start to see long-awaited encouraging signs about the housing market.

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Interior Announces $750M To Restore National Parks

Posted: 04/22/2009 - Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says $750 million in economic stimulus money will go to restore and repair national parks, including $30 million to fix the Reflecting Pool on the National Mall.

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Fewer Americans On The Move

Posted: 04/22/2009 - With fewer jobs available -- and credit tightening up -- Americans aren't as mobile as they used to be.

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Dozens Camp Out for Free Year's Worth of Chick-fil-A

Posted: 04/22/2009 - The franchise owner announced that the first 100 adults in line at the new restaurant will receive a free year's supply of Chick-fil-A. Now several dozen folks are camping out in front.

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Bernanke: People Need To Hone Financial Know-How

Posted: 04/20/2009 - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says Americans need to sharpen their financial know-how to help them best use their money, especially during the current economic crisis.

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GM Exec Says 1,600 Will Lose Jobs In Next Few Days

Posted: 04/20/2009 - A top General Motors Corp. executive says 1,600 workers will lose their jobs during the next few days as the automaker tries to cut costs and restructure to stay in business.

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Emanuel Doesn't See Need To Take Over Big Banks

Posted: 04/19/2009 - White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel says he doesn't think the Obama administration will have to step in and temporarily take charge of some big national banks.

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Xcel Energy Says It Hopes To Drop Prices

Posted: 04/17/2009 - Xcel Energy says it expects the average natural gas bill for residential customers in May to be about 39 percent lower compared with a year earlier.

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Owner of Chapel Hills Mall Files For Bankruptcy

Posted: 04/16/2009 - General Growth Properties Inc., the nation's second-largest mall operator, says it has filed for bankruptcy protection after failing to convince its debt holders to give it more time to refinance its crushing debt.

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Signs Show Unemployment May Be Improving

Posted: 04/16/2009 - The number of newly laid-off Americans requesting unemployment insurance benefits fell last week, a sign that job cuts could be easing.

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Lawmakers Begin Cutting State Budget

Updated: 04/16/2009 - The Colorado House will begin looking for budget cuts after Gov. Bill Ritter shut down plans to get the money from the state-created workers compensation insurance company

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Six Companies To Get $9.9B Under Mortgage Program

Posted: 04/15/2009 - The Obama administration has selected the first six companies to participate in a $75 billion program designed to help millions of struggling homeowners avoid foreclosure.

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6 Companies To Get $9.9B Under Mortgage Program

Posted: 04/15/2009 - The Obama administration has selected the first six companies to participate in a $50 billion program designed to help millions of struggling homeowners avoid foreclosure.

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President Meets With Taxpayers, Plans To Rewrite Tax Code

Posted: 04/15/2009 - President Barack Obama has been meeting with taxpayers at the White House ahead of tonight's filing deadline. Discussions include the tax-cuts included in his $787 billion economic stimulus package.

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Job Search Could Mean Career Change

Updated: 04/15/2009 - Looking for a job in a tight job market means you may be considering a position you never thought about before. If you're contemplating a career change you'll want to use every resource available and have a couple of different resumes ready to go. Local job seekers say it's tough going.

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Carefully Check Out Work at Home Jobs

Updated: 04/14/2009 - Some stay at home moms are looking for ways to earn extra cash right now. And jobs that allow you to work from home can be tempting. But beware of work at home scams.

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Last-Minute Tax Tips Before Today's Deadline

Updated: 04/15/2009 - Tax procrastinators everywhere are feeling the pressure with only one more day to file their federal income tax returns or request an extension.

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CO Congressman: Housing Tax Credit Is Working

Posted: 04/14/2009 - A Colorado congressman says an $8,000 tax credit for first-time homebuyers approved by Congress in this year's stimulus package is starting to work and may be extended beyond December 1.

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