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State Budget Shortfall Grows

Posted: 11/21/2008 - A new report says the budget shortfall in North Carolina state government has widened.

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State Jobless Rate Rises To 7% In October

Updated: 11/21/2008 - The wave of layoffs at North Carolina companies led to a statewide unemployment rate of 7 percent in October, the highest in almost six years.

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Congress Extends Jobless Benefits; Stocks Fall 400

Updated: 11/21/2008 - Congress raced to approve legislation to keep unemployment checks flowing into the new year for a million or more laid-off Americans whose benefits are running out.

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Dems Delay Auto Bailout Vote, Seek Plan From Big 3

Posted: 11/21/2008 - The $25 billion rescue plan for the auto industry, desperately sought by Detroit's beleaguered Big Three, collapsed Thursday as Congress drew the line at one more bailout and Democrats said they wouldn't even consider it until the companies produced a convincing plan for rebuilding their once-mighty industry.

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3 US Airports Open New Runways Amid Economic Woes

Posted: 11/21/2008 - Planes began taking off from new multimillion-dollar runways at three U.S. airports on Thursday with aviation officials heralding the increased capacity as crucial to reducing delays, even in the face of a slumping economy and a projected decline in domestic flights this winter.

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Americans Still Giving, Despite Economic Meltdown

Posted: 11/21/2008 - As more Americans turn to charity amid worsening economic gloom, operators of food banks and other aid groups are relying on the surprisingly resilient generosity of their neighbors and finding that even when times are tough, people still give.

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GM, Chrysler Scale Back Glitz At LA Auto Show

Posted: 11/20/2008 - Chrysler and General Motors are still showing off their newest vehicles at the Los Angeles Auto Show, but their displays were noticeably quiet Wednesday while Asian and European companies unveiled new models that will likely chip away at the U.S. market share.

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Fed Sees Economic Woes Persisting Into Next Year

Posted: 11/20/2008 - Pounded by a fierce financial crisis, the country is sinking deeper into economic despair and is likely to be in the hole well into next year, forcing more Americans into the ranks of the unemployed.

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Oil Falls; Americans Cut Driving By 90B Miles

Posted: 11/20/2008 - Oil slipped below $54 a barrel Wednesday as stock markets across the globe fell and yet another U.S. government report illustrated the disarray in the housing market.

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Deflation Fears Grow, And Dow Slips Below 8,000

Posted: 11/20/2008 - A growing fear of economic deflation helped take the air out of the stock market Wednesday, and another white-knuckle final hour on Wall Street pushed the Dow Jones industrials under 8,000 to their lowest close since the financial meltdown began.

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Grocery Shopping Secrets

Posted: 11/19/2008 - A North Carolina mom says she knows the secrets to saving incredible amounts of money on your groceries.

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Big Three Beg For Aid As Bailout Bill Stalls

Posted: 11/18/2008 - Detroit's Big Three auto makers are begging Congress for a $25 billion government rescue, while the legislation clings to life support on Capitol Hill and top lawmakers and the White House suffer from bailout fatigue.

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Citigroup Plans A Leaner Future, Cuts 53,000 Jobs

Posted: 11/18/2008 - Citigroup, widely seen as the sickest Wall Street bank, will make some of the most severe cuts in the history of U.S. business — 53,000 jobs — as it tries to slash costs and get back to basics before it's too late.

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Some Heating Costs Falling

Posted: 11/17/2008 - The frigid weather across eastern Carolina has some thinking about those winter heating bills on the way in the coming months.

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Gobbling Up More Green This Thanksgiving

Posted: 11/17/2008 - With Thanksgiving just ten days away, one group is telling us the cost of this year's feast will be a little bit higher than last Thanksgiving. But, it's still a good bargain.

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Tuition Increases Possible In UNC System

Updated: 11/15/2008 - University of North Carolina officials have unanimously approved a $3 billion plan to ask for a $168 million spending increase.

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World Leaders Open Global Economic Crisis Summit

Posted: 11/15/2008 - World leaders launched extraordinary summit talks on the global economic crisis Friday, preparing to adopt a modest action plan that leans more on the U.S. approach of boosting oversight of shaky financial markets than the European desire to increase regulation.

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Economy Has People Keeping Cars Longer

Posted: 11/14/2008 - As the economy continues its downward tumble, buying a new car for some Eastern Carolina drivers can cost nearly an arm and a leg these days.

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Democrats Hunt For Support For Auto Bailout

Updated: 11/14/2008 - Senate Democrats pressed ahead with plans to vote on a $25 billion emergency loan plan as the auto industry readied a lobbying onslaught to overcome GOP opposition.

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October Retail Sales Expected To Be Weak

Posted: 11/14/2008 - Consumers, the backbone of the economy, are taking a beating from the worst economic crisis in seven decades and there is little prospect of that letting up soon.

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October Budget Deficit Hits Record Of $237.2B

Posted: 11/14/2008 - The federal government began the new budget year with a record deficit of $237.2 billion, reflecting the billions of dollars the government has started to pay out to rescue the financial system.

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