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What the June unemployment figures mean for workers

At the current slow rate of economic recovery, it will take until 2020 to close the gap in the labor market, says a top economist.

 

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Clint Eastwood Super Bowl ad has GOP on the defensive

The ad, sponsored by Chrysler has Eastwood, a Republican, touting progress in the economic recovery and particularly the auto bailout.

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President Obama: Unions key to economic recovery

The president of the United States, the nation's labor leaders and one of America's cultural icons teamed up here on Labor Day to boost the labor movement, which they said is crucial to any economic revovery.

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Nation's largest home builder asked to account for $900 million grant

In Michigan $900 million is missing and people want answers. Activists say PulteGroup Inc., the nations largest home builder, is to blame.

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Coalition offers better choices to fix state budget

A coalition in Connecticut is calling on the governor and legislators to adopt measures to help maintain vital public services during the recession  including education, health, housing, job training, public safety, environmental protection, and transportation systems.