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Much ado about rusting

Mar 17, 2015
Corrosion can be costly, even calamitous.
Posted In: Rust, infrastructure, State of the Union
Bill Gates, chairman and founder of Microsoft Corp., is worth about $80 billion.

Fun fact Friday: Lifestyles of the rich and famous

Jan 22, 2015
A weekly roundup of what we learned at Marketplace.
Posted In: fun fact, bill gates, State of the Union
A "Middle Class" ice sculpture is displayed as part of a protest before the 2012 Republican convention in Tampa, Florida.

Explaining 'middle-class economics'

Jan 21, 2015
Turns out that the 'middle class' is a squishy target.
Posted In: middle class, State of the Union
President Barack Obama at the White House in Washington, D.C.

U.S. is a bright spot in slowing global economy

Jan 20, 2015
U.S. growth outpaces Europe, Japan and other developed regions.
Posted In: global economy, State of the Union
President Obama meets with four of the letter writers who will join the first lady and Vice President Biden's wife, Jill, for tonight's State of the Union address.

Forecasting Tuesday's State of the Union address

Jan 20, 2015
Obama has offered several previews in the weeks leading up to the speech.
Posted In: Taxes, employment, State of the Union
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State of the Union, by the numbers

Jan 20, 2015
Some numbers to help you with State of the Union trivia.
Posted In: State of the Union, The Great Gatsby, public policy
Students study at Massasoit Community College.

Can community colleges cope with being free?

Jan 20, 2015
Schools could be overwhelmed by the President's plan to make tuition free.
Posted In: community college, Education, State of the Union
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Closing the loophole on a tax advantage

Jan 20, 2015
More on President Barack Obama's proposal.
Posted In: State of the Union, tax cuts, trust fund
President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union speech last year.

How Obama plans to tax the biggest banks

Jan 19, 2015
Obama plans to raise millions by upping taxes on the rich and going after banks.
Posted In: Taxes, State of the Union, Banks
Taylor Swift poses at the Guess Portrait Studio during the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.

Maybe Obama should just 'Shake it Off'

Jan 16, 2015
John Boehner takes aim at Barack Obama with a dozen Taylor Swift GIFs.
Posted In: Taylor Swift, John Boehner, Barack Obama, State of the Union

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