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Fort McMurray, Alberta may be the only town that breathed a sigh of relief when the recession came. Fort McMurray is a modern day boomtown that's struggling to keep up with near 10 percent a year growth and the flood of money from the nearby oil sands.
And hence doesn't have the right to issue foreclosure notices. The MERS system, which stores mortgage data electronically, is being scrutinized by home owners who are wondering why their foreclosure notices are invalid.
Health and anti-hunger advocates are divided over New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposal to prevent food stamps from being used on sodas and other sugary drinks
It's an accepted fact that as a foreigner in another country, you may get taken advantage of. The "foreigner price" may a price you can take or you can always walk away. Not always the case with businesses operating in foreign countries.
This election season, many businesses are donating through outside interest groups. Why not donate directly to their chosen candidate or cause? Marketplace's Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Marketplace for Thursday, October 7, 2010