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It's use-it-or-lose-it season in Washington

Sep 18, 2018
Every year at this time, federal agencies scramble to spend down their budgets.
It's September, spendathon time in Washington, D.C.
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Apple reports record profits in first quarter

Jan 31, 2017
It sold 78 million iPhones in three months.
Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks on stage during an Apple product launch event on October 27, 2016 in Cupertino, California. 

 
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'Fiscal year' explainer ... in verse!

Dec 30, 2014
The mnemonic device you've been waiting for: Limerick defines a fiscal year.