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What will deliver USPS from debt?

Jul 30, 2009
With mail volume down 20 percent and a mountain of debt to sort out, Congress wants to know what the U.S. Post Office plans to do to bring costs down. This could mean the end of Saturday deliveries. John Dimsdale reports.
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Obama needs to work with Bush team

Nov 5, 2008
Commentator David Frum says there may be a political advantage for President-elect Obama to wait until January to deal with economic issues, but the country can't afford it.
Posted In: Economy
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PACs put the fun in fundraising

Jul 22, 2008
Think all political contributions go toward campaigns? Maybe if those campaigns include golf trips and nights at the burlesque house. In the last installment of his PAC Men series, Steve Henn reports.
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When the IRS 'likes' your Facebook update

Apr 14, 2014
The IRS is using data to crack down on tax dodgers
Posted In: IRS, tax dodgers
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Companies (still) want to know your SAT score

Feb 27, 2014
Are SAT scores still relevant years later? Would you be willing to give your score to a recruiter if asked?
Posted In: SAT, college, hiring
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What's in a nickel (hint: not just nickel)

Jan 17, 2014
It costs almost 10 cents to make a nickel, so the US Mint may change the formula for making it. We look at the cost of the nickel – and the cost to some industries of changing it.
Posted In: Nickels, zinc, US Mint
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Can other states learn from the "economic genius" of Texas?

Apr 18, 2013
Erica Grieder, author of "Big Hot, Cheap and Right," on what the rest of the country can learn from the economic genius of Texas.
Posted In: texas, state economies
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Sequester a 'bipartisan failure', says Virginia's Governor

Mar 5, 2013
Virginia's Republican Governor, Bob McDonnell, says he supports federal spending cuts, including to defense spending, but that the sequester isn't balanced.
Posted In: sequester, Virginia, defense
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Sequester could upend lives of federal workers

Feb 28, 2013
Some federal employees stand to lose as much as 20 percent of their wages because of the sequester.
Posted In: sequester, federal budget, budget cuts
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The shrinking middle class, the shrinking American Dream

Nov 2, 2012
Why are so many people in the middle class struggling right now? Author Hedrick Smith discusses the events that hurt the middle class and what can be done to help it.
Posted In: middle class, American dream

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