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MLB Agents Ponder Beating Possible Tax Increase

Posted: 11/06/2008 - Looking ahead to an Obama administration, some baseball agents already are thinking about trying to beat a possible tax increase for their well-paid clients.

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Exit Polls: It's The Economy, Again

Updated: 11/04/2008 - An Associated Press exit poll finds six in 10 voters across the country picked the economy as the most important issue facing the nation.

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FCC Approves Verizon's Purchase Of Alltel

Updated: 11/04/2008 - Federal regulators are signing off on Verizon Wireless' planned $28 billion purchase of Alltel Corp. The deal will create the nation's largest wireless carrier.

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Boeing Workers Back On The Job

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Boeing Co. production workers began returning Sunday night to the factories where they build jetliners, one day after they voted to end a costly eight-week strike that clipped profits and stalled deliveries.

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NC Attorney General And State Treasurer Disagree

Posted: 10/31/2008 - North Carolina's attorney general and state treasurer disagree who will represent state government workers and retirees in a fraud lawsuit. North Carolina's pension fund lost $18 million.

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Hollywood Feeling Pinch Amid Economic Worries

Posted: 10/26/2008 - When Paul Hodges lost his job as a newspaper librarian this summer, he cut back on junk food, canceled his Netflix subscription, went back to his old DVDs and tried to stop buying new ones.

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What Will It Mean For Gas Prices?

Posted: 10/24/2008 - OPEC, the global cartel that accounts for 40 percent of the world's oil supply, is reducing production because oil prices are dropping so much.

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Congressional Hearing With Big Three Credit Companies

Posted: 10/22/2008 - Trying to get to the bottom of what led to the financial crisis... the top dogs of the big three credit rating companies are expected before a congressional hearing Wednesday.

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Powder-Laced Letters Sent To Banks In 9 Cities

Posted: 10/22/2008 - More than 30 letters containing a suspicious powder were mailed to Chase bank branches and federal banking regulators' offices in nine cities, authorities said Tuesday in what was being investigated as a first, if extreme, public backlash over the nation's financial crisis.

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Fed Announces New Plan To Help Money Market Funds

Posted: 10/22/2008 - First, it was the banks. Now the Federal Reserve has come to the aid of money market funds as the government seeks to break the credit logjam that threatens the global economy.

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China's Economy Feels Chill From Global Crisis

Posted: 10/21/2008 - The laid-off factory workers and slumping car sales indicated China's booming economy was not immune to the global meltdown. New figures confirm it: China's economy is still growing, but at the slowest pace in five years.

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Fallout From Financial Crisis Hammers Housing

Posted: 10/19/2008 - The nation is on track to build fewer homes this year than at any time since the end of World War II, adding to the woes of an economy that analysts said Friday has almost certainly entered a recession.

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Pelosi Says Tax Rebate Unlikely Before Bush Leaves

Posted: 10/18/2008 - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday that Congress is unlikely to approve a tax rebate before President Bush leaves office, and she signaled that prospects are dim for a postelection session to pass an economic aid package.

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Dow Suffers Second-Largest Point Loss Ever

Updated: 10/15/2008 - Stocks fell sharply after economic readings raised the possibility that the country is either in a recession or moving toward one.

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NC Nonprofit Leader Walks Barefoot To Atlanta

Posted: 10/14/2008 - The founder of Samaritan's Feet charity says he's walking barefoot from Charlotte to Atlanta in an effort to put 300,000 pairs of shoes on the feet of needy children around the world.

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