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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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Dodd circulates financial overhaul bill (11:40 a.m. 11/10/09)

By ANNE FLAHERTY Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd on Tuesday called for sweeping new government powers to prevent another economic collapse, protect consumers and dismantle failing institutions. Dodd’s 1,100 page-draft would strip the ...

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