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IRS Hiring In North Carolina

Posted: 02/06/2009 - Right now the IRS is recruiting hundreds of revenue officers nationwide including here in North Carolina.

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Four-Year-Old Dies In Tumbling Washing Machine

Updated: 02/06/2009 - A 4-year-old girl in Southern California has died after she climbed into a washing machine that began tumbling when her toddler brother hit its simple push-button start.

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Answer The Call Of The Wild This Weekend

Updated: 02/07/2009 - The 14th Annual Wildlife Arts Festival and Decoy Carving Contest is this weekend in the Beaufort County city of Washington.

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Biggest Job Loss In A Month Since 1974

Posted: 02/06/2009 - The government says employers slashed payrolls by 598,000 in January, the most since the end of 1974, catapulting the unemployment rate to 7.6 percent.

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Lottery Ticket Misprint

Posted: 02/06/2009 - A New York woman thought she hit it big playing the lottery until she tried to cash in her ticket.

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Gov. Perdue: Pass The Stimulus Package

Posted: 02/06/2009 - Gov. Beverly Perdue wants congressional Democrats to pass quickly a federal stimulus package that she says will create jobs for the state.

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Moderates Seek Bipartisan OK Of Stimulus Package

Posted: 02/06/2009 - Senate moderates seeking to pare back Barack Obama's economic plan are rekindling their efforts in hopes of building a bipartisan vote that eluded the president in the House.

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Pink Slips Stack Up As Recession Drags On

Posted: 02/06/2009 - A government watchdog has concluded that the federal government gave financial institutions a $78 billion subsidy last year by overpaying for stocks and other assets as part of its massive Wall Street rescue program.

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A Billionaire Runs For NY Mayor During Tough Times

Posted: 02/06/2009 - At a time when corporate jets, executive bonuses and Wall Street excess inspire anger and resentment in a nation struggling against a recession, billionaire Mayor Michael Bloomberg will likely spend tens of millions of dollars on another lavish campaign this year.

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Toyota Sees First Annual Net Loss Since 1950

Posted: 02/06/2009 - Toyota sank into the red for the October-December quarter and acknowledged Friday it was heading for its first annual net loss since 1950 because of plunging global automobile sales and the strong yen.

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Senate Panel Vote Delayed For Labor Dept. Nominee

Posted: 02/06/2009 - Another White House Cabinet pick is dealing with questions about unpaid taxes, but White House officials insist the confirmation of Labor Secretary-nominee Hilda Solis is not in jeopardy.

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Senate Struggles On Stimulus In Nighttime Session

Posted: 02/06/2009 - In an uncertain reach across party lines, Senate moderates struggled for a compromise on economic stimulus legislation Thursday as the government spit out grim new jobless figures and President Barack Obama warned of more bad news ahead.

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Obama Admin. Seeks Treaty To Cut US, Russia Nukes

Posted: 02/06/2009 - The Obama administration, reversing the Bush administration's limited interest in nuclear disarmament, is gearing up for early negotiations with Russia on a new treaty that would sharply reduce stockpiles of nuclear warheads.

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Ex-Ill. Gov's Fundraiser Faces New Fraud Charges

Posted: 02/06/2009 - Prosecutors filed new charges against former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's ex-chief fundraiser Thursday, alleging that he used a bid-rigging scheme to get $8.5 million in inflated contracts for roofing work at O'Hare International Airport.

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Obama Creates Faith-Based Office With Wide Mission

Posted: 02/06/2009 - Declaring that "there is a force for good greater than government," President Barack Obama on Thursday established a White House office of faith-based initiatives with a broader mission than the one overseen by his Republican predecessor.

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Charges Dropped In Guantanamo Terror Trial

Updated: 02/06/2009 - The Pentagon's senior judge overseeing terror trials at Guantanamo Bay dropped charges Thursday against an al-Qaida suspect in the 2000 USS Cole bombing, upholding President Barack Obama's order to freeze military tribunals there.

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