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GDP's way up, so is everything hunky-dory?

Apr 28, 2006
The government says the US gross domestic product for the first quarter grew by almost 5%, doubling the growth from last year at this time. But Bob Moon reports that everyone's got a different read on what the numbers mean.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street, Washington

Looks like <i>this</i> Dubai deal won't tank

Apr 28, 2006
The White House has approved another Dubai purchase of another American company doing some sensitive stuff. But the administration says this time is different, and it looks like &mdash; so far &mdash; Congress is buying it. Scott Tong reports.
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Maybe businesses should take a pledge?

Apr 28, 2006
Is the answer to immigration reform to send illegal aliens back? Should we offer undocumented workers amnesty and a chance to become citizens? Commentator Ben Barber says we're looking at this the wrong way.
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Softwood dispute

Apr 27, 2006
The US and Canada are close to settling a years-old dispute over the importation of cheap Canadian lumber into the US. Steve McNalley has the details.
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For Senators back from Easter, it's Christmas

Apr 21, 2006
All kinds of extra expenses are being hung on a $106 billion supplemental spending bill for Iraq and Hurricane Katrina that U.S. senators take up next week. Hillary Wicai reports.
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Accounting standards for small business

Apr 17, 2006
Economist Eric Talley talks with host Mark Austin Thomas about efforts to relax the strict accounting standards set by the Sarbanes-Oxley law.
Posted In: Economy, Washington

So what's your excuse?

Apr 17, 2006
The IRS has more than 40 categories for excuses Americans use to avoid filing tax returns. As Brian Bull reports, few if any of them work.
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Bush pushes worker plan to small business

Apr 13, 2006
President Bush told a small-business conference today that an immigration bill must contain a guest worker program. But John Dimsdale reports that small-business owners are sharply divided on the proposal.
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India courts Congress

Apr 12, 2006
US congressional representatives are in India today to meet with officials about President Bush's proposal to formally acknowledge India's nuclear program. Miranda Kennedy reports.
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US-China trade talks

Apr 11, 2006
Representatives from the US and China sit down today to seek resolution on long-simmering trade disputes. Ashley Milne-Tyte has more on what's at stake.
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