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US Housing Starts Surpass 1 Million In March

Posted: 04/16/2013 - U.S. builders broke ground in March on homes as a seasonally adjusted rate of 1.04 million -- the fastest pace in nearly five years -- on a surge in apartment construction.

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US Budget Deficit For March Falls To $107 Billion

Posted: 04/10/2013 - The U.S. federal budget deficit grew more slowly in March, keeping the annual spending shortfall on pace to finish below $1 trillion for the first time in five years.

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Gas Prices Falling

Posted: 04/08/2013 - Drivers are getting a spring break at the gas pump.

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GE To Buy Lufkin Industries For About $3B

Posted: 04/08/2013 - General Electric Co. will buy the oilfield equipment maker Lufkin Industries, Inc. for about $3 billion, furthering an effort by GE to grow its oil and gas operations.

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US Unemployment Aid Applications Jump To 385,000

Posted: 04/04/2013 - The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid rose to a four-month high last week, although the increase partly reflects seasonal distortions around the spring holidays.

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Weak Economic Reports Send Stocks Sliding Lower

Posted: 04/03/2013 - Stocks are closing broadly lower following weak reports on the U.S. economy. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 111 points, its worst drop in more than a month.

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Alaska Seeks To Woo Colorado Gun Company

Posted: 03/29/2013 - Alaska is joining an effort to try to woo a Colorado company that has threatened to leave that state over new firearm restrictions.

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Colorado Unemployment Rate Continues To Drop

Posted: 03/29/2013 - The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment says the state's unemployment rate dropped to 7.2 percent in February from January's 7.3 percent.

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Colorado Budget Passes Senate, Headed To House

Posted: 03/28/2013 - Next year’s budget for Colorado has passed the state Senate with funding increases for public schools, higher education, and money for construction projects at colleges and state buildings.

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Final Read On 4Q GDP: Economy Grew At 0.4 Percent

Posted: 03/28/2013 - The U.S. economy grew at a slightly faster but still anemic rate at the end of last year. However, there is hope that growth accelerated in early 2013 despite higher taxes and cuts in government spending.

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House Passes GOP Budget That Sharply Cuts Spending

Posted: 03/21/2013 - House Republicans have passed a budget plan that would bring the federal government's finances into balance in 10 years by sharply cutting safety-net programs for the poor and by clamping down on domestic agencies.

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Stocks Higher On Wall Street; Adobe Jumps

Posted: 03/20/2013 - Stocks are higher on Wall Street as the European island nation of Cyprus seeks alternatives to a bailout plan its legislature overwhelmingly rejected the day before.

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Colorado Unemployment Rate Continues To Drop

Posted: 03/18/2013 - The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment says the state's unemployment rate dropped to 7.3 percent in January from December's 7.6 percent.

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