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New home sales rise in the South and West, but sag in Northeast

Mar 24, 2023
Affordability is attracting people to sunnier climes — and that's helping to heat up those regions' economies.
"The fastest-growing cities nationwide are located in the South and West, so builders are responding to that demand," says Odeta Kushi, deputy chief economist at First American.
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That whole Panama Papers scandal? The U.S. also needs to take a look at itself

May 19, 2017
Similar tactics to hide money are taking place in states like Delaware.
Public trust in government is at a historic low, according to a recent Pew survey.
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Western states scrambling for more firefighters

Aug 21, 2015
Wildfires are burning in 10 states, exhausting resources and manpower.