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Consumer spending, personal incomes both still flat 


By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers did not boost their spending in June and their incomes failed to increase, further evidence that the economic recovery slowed in the spring. And Americans saved at the highest rate ...

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Milwaukee losing bang for streetcar bucks

By Sean Ryan A potential yearlong environmental review for a proposed streetcar system in Milwaukee would further devalue the federal grant the city wants to use for construction. Milwaukee officials are trying to avoid that scenario. “Every year we wait, ...

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Weak home building a drag on economic recovery (10:59 a.m. 11/18/09)

By ALAN ZIBEL and MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Business Writers WASHINGTON (AP) — The budding economic recovery is getting little help from the home building industry, which normally creates jobs and boosts growth as a recession ends. Construction of homes unexpectedly ...

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Wholesale inflation up less than expected in October (8:11 a.m. 11/17/09)

By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Wholesale prices rose less than expected in October as the weak economy keeps inflation pressures largely in check. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Monday that inflation probably will remain ...

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