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Construction spending ekes out slight gain in September

By Martin Crutsinger AP Economics Writer Washington — A mixed picture of the economy emerged one day before key midterm elections that have focused on the nation’s financial health. Spending by Americans slowed in September and their incomes fell for ...

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Construction spending declines in December

By Christopher S. Rugaber and Tali Arbel AP Business Writers New York — Hopes that America’s factories will help drive the economic recovery gained support Monday from news that manufacturing activity grew in January to its strongest point since 2004. ...

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