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Sorry, Sean Hannity: New Yorkers Aren’t Fleeing To Low-Tax Havens

Sorry, Sean Hannity: New Yorkers Aren’t Fleeing To Low-Tax Havens

For years, conservatives have argued against attempts to raise taxes on the most affluent Americans by warning that it will cause the wealthy to flee to other states with lower ra ...

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U.S. Stocks Tumble On News Of Malaysia Airlines Crash

U.S. Stocks Tumble On News Of Malaysia Airlines Crash

New York (AFP) -- U.S. stocks sank Thursday as news of a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane crash in Ukraine and suggestions it was shot down sparked worries of an escalating confl ...

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Economy Turns Baby Boomers Into Entrepreneurs

Economy Turns Baby Boomers Into Entrepreneurs

By Janet Kidd Stewart, Chicago Tribune Bohnne Jones didn't count on having to fire her husband, Larry. And David Whiting works six days a week at his smoothie franchise, knowing h ...

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A Year Into Detroit’s Bankruptcy, Many Residents Still Feel Abandoned

A Year Into Detroit’s Bankruptcy, Many Residents Still Feel Abandoned

By Alana Semuels, Los Angeles Times DETROIT -- In the year since this city filed for bankruptcy, becoming the largest municipality ever to do so, leaders have adopted a more optim ...

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California Drought Wreaks Economic Pain

California Drought Wreaks Economic Pain

By Michael Doyle, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- California's dogged drought will cost the state's economy $2.2 billion and an estimated 17,100 jobs, but consumers will ...

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Tribune Co. Sets Newspaper Spinoff For August 4

Tribune Co. Sets Newspaper Spinoff For August 4

New York (AFP) -- U.S. media conglomerate Tribune Co. on Tuesday approved the spinoff of its newspaper division -- including the big Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune dailies ...

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WTO Panel Faults U.S. Duties On Indian Steel

WTO Panel Faults U.S. Duties On Indian Steel

Geneva (AFP) -- The United States broke global trade rules by slapping import duties on Indian steel products, a WTO panel ruled on Monday, calling on Washington to fall into line ...

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Federal Reserve Could Hike Rates Sooner Than Expected, Yellen Warns

Federal Reserve Could Hike Rates Sooner Than Expected, Yellen Warns

Washington (AFP) -- The Federal Reserve could raise its interest rate sooner than expected as the jobs market improves, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said Tuesday, adding the Fed was clo ...

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Federal Backstop For Terrorism Insurance Set To Expire

Federal Backstop For Terrorism Insurance Set To Expire

By Jenni Bergal, Stateline.org WASHINGTON -- When a large hotel near the World Trade Center was destroyed in the 9/11 attacks and a second one severely damaged, the company that o ...

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Helping The Mentally Ill Join The Workforce

Helping The Mentally Ill Join The Workforce

By Michael Ollove, Stateline.org By his own admission, for many years Cyrus Napolitano's mental illness -- bipolar disorder -- did not make him an ideal employee. Perhaps the wors ...

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