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  1. Climate-fixing stimulus for the middle classRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Hill

    What if there was a way to help 90 percent of Americans economically while addressing climate change? A bill introduced on February 24th by Rep. Chris Van Hollen would do exactly that. 2014 was the warmest year on record.

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  2. U.S. May Block More Russian Banks If Ukraine Cease-Fire FaltersRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    The U.S. government is considering whether to shut one or more Russian banks out of the world financial system if rebels backed by Russia continue to violate the cease-fire in Ukraine, two administration officials said. Putting a Russian bank on the U.S. Treasury's "specially designated national" list would be a major escalation of the economic pressure the U.S. is exerting on Russia to stop supporting the separatist rebels who've seized parts of eastern Ukraine.

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  3. A Litmus Test for ObamaCare and the Rule of LawRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    This spring will mark the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta, the landmark agreement by King John of England at Runnymede ceding certain rights to rebel barons. Liberty will have another chance to shine on Wednesday when the Supreme Court hears a case with momentous implications about another sort of executive power.

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  4. Potholes Creating Problems For Drivers On TN RoadwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WTVC

    Even though the snow has come and gone, drivers are left with another problem on their hands. This time of year is prime time for potholes.

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  5. New Uncertainty in Housing as Investors Seek Maximum ProfitsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | National Mortgage News

    Fresh questions are being asked about the role of investors in the rental market and how their eventual exit may affect the economic recovery. Small batches of investor-owned properties have trickled into public listings, indicating some investors may be gearing up for larger liquidations, according to Daren Blomquist, vice president at online real estate company RealtyTrac.

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  6. U.S. investigators recover 32,744 emails in IRS targeting probeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Vallejo News

    The discovery of a trove of thousands of emails reinvigorated a long-running inquiry by U.S. House of Representatives Republicans into the Internal Revenue Service's handling of tax-exempt conservative political groups. U.S. officials told lawmakers late on Thursday that investigators had found 32,774 emails linked to former IRS official Lois Lerner, a key figure in a scandal that broke in 2013.

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  7. Mini Obamacare Bailout? Treasury Covers Some Obamacare Costs Without Congressional ApprovalRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | RedState

    A few weeks ago, I wrote about how Obama's budget contained a $22 billion student loan bailout to cover a massive shortage of funds for the Department of Education Federal Student Loan program. Because the program is categorized as a "credit program", due to a "quirk in the budget process for credit programs, the department can add the $21.8 billion to the deficit automatically, without seeking appropriations or even approval from Congress."

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  8. Capitol Report: Elizabeth Warren steps up criticism of Pacific trade dealRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    The Obama administration is getting a new challenge from Sen. Elizabeth Warren, this time over a Pacific trade deal the president is promoting. Warren, a Massachusetts Democrat, told Politico the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership could allow multinational corporations to gut U.S. regulations and win settlements funded by U.S. taxpayers but decided by an international tribunal.

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  9. Llamas On The RunRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WTVC

    Two suspects gave people one of the best high-speed chases you'll see. Did we mention they are llamas? It's video that captured the attention of the nation... As the chase was broadcast live on t-v.

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  10. Abandoned Cars All Over the Area after Heavy SnowRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WTVC

    They are pretty noticeable along the roads during a snow event ice and snow-covered cars littered across the viewing area. As that snow storm hit the viewing area many chose to wait out winter by leaving their cars behind.

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  11. Long Island woman charged with DWI while infant in carRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | 13WHAM

    Reports on the economy, pending home sales and foreign holdings of securities are due out today. The Commerce Department releases fourth-quarter gross domestic product at 8:30 a.m. The pending home sales index come out from the National Association of Realtors around 10 a.m. And the Treasury Department is to release its preliminary report on the June 2014 annual survey of foreign holdings of U.S. securities.

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  12. 1 dead in multi-car crash on Sprain Brook ParkwayRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | 13WHAM

    It looked hot when Lupita Nyong'o wore it Oscar night. WASHINGTON -- Reports on the economy, pending home sales and foreign holdings of securities are due out today.

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  13. Chicken Coop Caught Fire Friday MorningRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WTVC

    A fire in Ringgold, Georgia leaves one homeowner without his lawn equipment Friday morning. It happened on Saunders Road about 6:30 a.m. The chicken coop caught fire, but there were no chickens were inside.

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  14. Train derailment: Suspect released from jailRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | 13WHAM

    The truck driver who police said caused a train crash in California earlier this week has been released from jail. LOS ANGELES -- It looked hot when Lupita Nyong'o wore it Oscar night.

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  15. US May Block More Russian Banks If Ukraine Cease-Fire FaltersRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | News Max

    The U.S. government is considering whether to shut one or more Russian banks out of the world financial system if rebels backed by Russia continue to violate the cease- fire in Ukraine, two administration officials said. Putting a Russian bank on the U.S. Treasury's "specially designated national" list would be a major escalation of the economic pressure the U.S. is exerting on Russia to stop supporting the separatist rebels who've seized parts of eastern Ukraine.

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  16. Friday Morning Business BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    International stock markets were lackluster today after Japan reported mixed economic data and investors waited for revised U.S. growth figures. Futures point to a lower Wall Street opening today.

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  17. No debt crisis but Australia needs to tighten its belt: Treasury secretaryRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | ABC News

    If the Federal Government thought that the new head of the Treasury Department would be a shy and retiring type, it was wrong. He slammed the impact of tax cuts and middle class welfare on government revenue and said Australia did not have a debt crisis but did need to cut spending and reduce government debt to prevent future problems.

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  18. Lerner Email Search Is On Hold Over 'Software Problems'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sweetness & Light

    The investigation into Lois Lerner's missing emails is currently on hold due to software issues. But the investigators know that "there is potential criminal activity" in the case.

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  19. Tips for 2015 taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Seattle Times

    It's the season for filing your 2014 tax return - and time to know how the tax laws have changed for 2015. Knowing what's new now can save you lots of money, and possibly a lot of grief, in the long run.

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  20. Andy Oram ReportsREPLACING Journalism: New Foundations for Expertise, Diversity, and DebateRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | American Reporter

    There's been a lot of talk of late that there are glimmers of hope in the American economy. Since President Obama's economic stimulus package was enacted and the Federal Reserve and the Treasury Department both announced plans to buy up distressed assets and backstop mortgage-backed securities, the financial markets seemed to have steadied themselves.

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