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'Relief Rally' Fades As Markets Study Spanish Deal

Financial markets have been on the rise in Europe and futures point to a good day on Wall Street. But some of the early gains have evaporated as traders look more closely at the package and look ahead to elections in Greece.
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Rust Belt Reboot Has Downtown Cleveland Rocking

Long the punch line of late-night comics, Cleveland is now part of a growing change that sees blue-collar downtowns attracting a new generation of residents looking for an affordable urban lifestyle.
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For Uninsured In Ore., A Flat Fee For Health Care

In Oregon, lawmakers recently loosened regulations on insurance, allowing so-called retainer medical clinics. These are medical practices that charge member patients a set monthly fee for basic medical care and don't accept insurance.
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Fundraising By Text Message

The presidential campaigns have been raising money over the Internet for years. Now, under a new Federal Election Commission rule, they can accept donations right from cellphones.
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Man Traverses Spain For Charity

Oscar Rando of Spain is losing weight by walking and running the full length of Spain — almost 2,000 miles. Sponsors are donating about $3 to charity for every gram of fat he loses. For some perspective, there are 454 grams in a pound. The charity he chose — Gats — helps disadvantaged local people find jobs, something much needed in Spain, where the unemployment rate is 25 percent. Rando has lost more than 50 pounds.
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Health Care Decision Hinges On A Crucial Clause

Constitutional scholars know there's much more at stake in the Supreme Court's decision on the Obama health care overhaul than one election. The case could mark a major turning point in the way the Supreme Court interprets the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution.
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Three Ways To Stop A Bank Run

There's a slow-motion bank run happening in Europe, as depositors move their money from financially troubled countries like Greece and Spain to stronger countries like Germany.

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