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What Leap Day means for the U.S. economy

Feb 29, 2012
There's one extra day this month for businesses around the country to try and rake in some extra dough. In Central Florida, some hotels and one very big mouse are using Leap Day to drum up excitement.

More from NASCAR CEO Brian France

Jan 30, 2012
Heading into the Florida primary, we went to the CEO of NASCAR to get a glimpse at the state's economic situation.

Florida gets more jobs, but maybe not the right kind

Jan 30, 2012
Florida has long relied on tourism to drive its economy, but the state wants more technology firms and other skilled jobs.

Florida lawmaker hopes to change food stamp rules

Jan 30, 2012
Florida is the latest of states that are proposing to limit what kinds of food people on food stamps can buy.

How the Florida economy has hit NASCAR

Jan 30, 2012
We speak to Brian France, the CEO of NASCAR, about how the economy in Florida has suffered in recent years, and what he hopes to get out of the primary in that state.

A moon colony for the economy?

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has been grabbing headlines with his proposal to establish a "moon colony." Is it likely to happen?
Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., Lunar Module Pilot, stands near a scientific experiment on the lunar surface. Man's first landing on the Moon occurred July 20, 1969.
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Who's getting paid by BP? And who isn't?

Jul 8, 2010
***Easy Answer: Louisiana residents have received nearly half of the money handed out so far. Even though they account for only about a quarter...

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