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Economy

Showdown vote looms on Senate economic aid plan

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The Senate is expected to vote later today on the Democrats' heftier economic stimulus plan. The legislation would tack more than 40 billion dollars onto the House-passed bill. Full story...
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Economists: Recession is now

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A downbeat report about the service sector of the economy spooked investors on Super Tuesday. Full story...
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President says plan would keep economy growing

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President Bush's record $3.1 trillion budget is getting a frosty reception from both Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill. Full story...
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Hotline to help North Carolinians facing foreclosure

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Help for North Carolinians who are at risk of losing their homes to foreclosure is now just a telephone call away, Attorney General Roy Cooper and the Office of the Commissioner of Banks announced today. Full story...
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House, Senate at odds on stimulus plans

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There appears to be a lapse on Capitol Hill in the bipartisan support that sped an economic stimulus plan through the House. Full story...
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Fed cuts interest rates again

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The Federal Reserve has reduced a key interest rate for the second time in just over a week, cutting its federal funds rate by a half point to 3 percent. Full story...
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Senate plan lets higher income earners share rebates

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An effort to include more high-income families in a broad tax rebate is gaining support in the Senate. Full story...
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House approves economic recovery plan, Bush urges Senate to send bill to his desk

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It has made it through the House unscathed. Now, President Bush says he wants to see a $146 billion economic stimulus package "out of the Senate and on" his desk. Full story...
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House to vote on aid plan as Senate mulls add-ons

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The House will vote this afternoon on a plan to speed tax rebates of up to $1,200 to most income earners, while giving tax breaks to businesses. Full story...
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Washington nears completion of economic stimulus package

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Lawmakers in Washington said today that an economic stimulus package could soon be signed, sealed, and delivered. For most taxpayers, the plan means cash in their pockets. Full story...
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Brunswick County home prices drop 29 percent

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If you're looking for a deal on home you might consider Brunswick County. Full story...
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Bush calls for economic package worth about $145 billion

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President Bush is calling for about $145 billion worth of tax relief and other incentives to stimulate a sluggish economy. President Bush says if Congress passes an economic stimulus package, the country will be "just fine." Full story...
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NC unemployment rate jumps to 5 percent, following national trend

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North Carolina's unemployment rate jumped to 5 percent in December, following a nationwide trend. Full story...
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Tax rebates could spark economy

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Both President Bush and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke are supporting calls for an economic stimulus package to avert recession. Bernanke says a plan should be aimed at quickly getting cash into the hands of people. Full story...
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New home construction falls 24.8 percent in 2007

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Construction of new homes fell in 2007 by the largest amount in 27 years. Full story...
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