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  1. What Rand Paul's flat tax plan would look likeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Fortune

    He also wants to simplify the tax code, eliminate the estate and gift taxes and wipe out investment taxes too. "As President, I would promote a Fair and Flat Tax plan, known as the 'EZ Tax.'

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  2. Political Calculations - What Is Your U.S. Income Percentile Ranking?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2013 | Townhall

    We can help you answer this question using the data that the U.S. Census Bureau has collected on the total money income earned by individual Americans, as well as for the families and households into which Americans gather themselves! If you're a visual person, we'll first present the information graphically in chart form and then we'll present a tool where you can get a more precise estimate of what your percentile ranking is within each of these groups. In the charts below, first find the income that applies for you on the horizontal axis, then move directly upward to the curve that defines the cumulative distribution of income.

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  3. Four Athens community office hours help small businesses keep upRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    With Subway, Urban Outfitters and other large corporations gradually moving into the heart of downtown Athens, one company is supporting what some Athens citizens want more of: small business. Four Athens is a collaborative community offering technology-based startup companies the resources they need to communicate with other companies and experts.

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  4. Roth Ira vs. Simple Ira: Which Plan is Right for You?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | News Max

    Amongst IRA plans, it can be overwhelming to decide whether a Roth IRA or a SIMPLE IRA better fits your financial situation and savings. While SIMPLE IRAs are typically set up by an employer of a small business for employees, Roth IRAs are typically set up by individuals and couples planning for their retirement.

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  5. Payments resume to some Caesars employees who lost out in bankruptcyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Las Vegas Review Journal

    Caesars Entertainment Corp. is making payments to a portion of the company's current and former employees who lost a combined $78.6 million in deferred compensation when the casino giant's largest operating unit filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy in January. In a statement Friday, Caesars spokesman Steven Cohen of New York-based Teneo Strategy said the company resumed payments this month to workers who were part of two of the five deferred compensation plans.

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  6. Can this couple afford to retire and enjoy life on a hobby farm?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    Despite their plum jobs in the education sector and good salaries, Liz and Ted can hardly wait to hang up their hats and spend the rest of their days working their hobby farm - with a little travel during the coldest months. Despite their plum jobs in the education sector and good salaries, Liz and Ted can hardly wait to hang up their hats and spend the rest of their days working their hobby farm - with a little travel during the coldest months.

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  7. Baby boomers take on entrepreneurshipRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | News Times

    Brian Gasser, of Stamford, is co-owner of the Great Clips franchise in the Stratford Square Shopping Center at 411 Barnum Avenue Cutoff in Stratford, Conn., on Thursday, May 21, 2015. Photo: Brian A. Pounds As he neared his 50s, Brian Gasser began worrying about what would happen when he reached retirement age and his children started college.

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  8. Reich: Small-Business Republicans Are RevoltingRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Drudge Retort

    Robert Reich: Can it be that America's small businesses are finally waking up to the fact they're being screwed by big businesses? For years, small-business groups such as the National Federation of Independent Businesses have lined up behind big businesses lobbies. They've contributed to the same Republican candidates and committees favored by big business.

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  9. Homeownera s insurance: What it covers, what it excludesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Pocono Record

    You pay hundreds of dollars for homeowner's insurance. It's required coverage for everyone who takes out a mortgage, yet people seldom go over the fine print of their policy, to find out what is covered, the dollar amount, and any deductibles.

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  10. Minister inspects Kpone housing projectRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    Dr Kwaku Agyeman Manu, Minister of Water Resources Works and Housing, on Thursday inspected some affordable housing projects being constructed in Greater Accra. Dr Agyeman Manu said the projects aim at solving the accommodation problems that are faced by Ghanaian citizens especially in the Greater Accra Region.

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  11. Fire damages Cutler Street apartment buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    There were no injuries, and people inside were able to get out safely. Fire officials said Friday the cause was undetermined, and the fire was confined to the basement and first floor of the building, near the corner of Grafton Street.

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  12. Before Minimum Wage Vote, Labor Made Last-Minute Effort to Close Restaurant "Loophole"Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | LA Weekly

    As L.A. City Council members prepared to vote this week to lift the city's minimum wage to $15, Maria Elena Durazo and Rusty Hicks engaged in some last-minute lobbying. The L.A. County Federation of Labor had already secured its two main objectives - a $15 minimum and funding for enforcement to crack down on wage theft.

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  13. Premier agent spotlight: Experience, service pay off for top producer Sharon BrierRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Chron

    Sharon Brier , a Realtor with Greenwood King Properties, knows and believes real estate is about people and long-term relationships. "I like people, and I like my clients and want to maintain the relationship.

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  14. Clinton: 'I want to be small business president'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, a former first lady, U.S. senator and secretary of state, began her day in the Seacoast  Before she sat down at the forum, Clinton took a 20-minute tour of the brewery with owner Peter Egelston. Clinton called the brewery "impressive."

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  15. Clinton appears to rule out return of ground forces in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KIII

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton watches as Lee Lord tests beer during a tour of the Smuttynose Brewery, Friday, May 22, 2015, in Hampton, N.H. . Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks with employees during a tour of the Smuttynose Brewery, Friday, May 22, 2015, in Hampton, N.H. HAMPTON, N.H. - Democratic presidential contender Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday she sees "no role whatsoever" for U.S. ground forces in Iraq despite setbacks in the struggle against Islamic State militants.

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  16. Don Cayo: Tax breaks that target small business hurt the economy more than they helpRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

    MLA Jenny Kwan says a number of her oldest constituents have seen their home care hours reduced by half, meaning the only help they get is a weekly bath. People love Vancouver.

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  17. Nationwide enjoys a 'stable' 2015 as profits riseRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. NATIONWIDE building society shrugged off a "choppy" housing market last year amid the uncertainty of the Scottish independence vote and run up to the general election to boost underlying profits by a third to 1.2 billion.

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  18. Farmers' Market growth means some artists outaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Times

    Farmers' Market growth means some artists out this year When the Shreveport Farmers' Market reopens on May 30 one group of vendors will be noticeably missing - local artists. Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: Craig Paige sells Leah Call green beans at the Shreveport Farmer's Market in Festival Plaza.

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  19. Hillary Clinton Visits NH BreweryRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NBC Chicago

    Hillary Rodham Clinton is in New Hampshire for the second time during her presidential campaign, with a focus on small businesses and the economy. Hillary Clinton received information on her private email server about the deadly attack on US Diplomatic facilities in Benghazi that has now been classified.

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  20. The Big Banks Are Corrupt -- And Getting WorseRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    The Justice Department's latest settlement with felonious big banks was announced this week, but the repercussions were limited to a few headlines and some scattered protestations. That's not enough.

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