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Happy Valentine's Day, Don't Forget It's Tax Season

Just in time for Valentine's Day and tax filing season, the independent Tax Policy Center has updated its online marriage bonus and penalty calculator. The new numbers reflect the latest changes in the tax code. Couples considering a walk down the aisle might want to take a look at this before saying,"I do."
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In N.C., Obama Pushes For American Manufacturing

President Obama is spending a few days this week pushing his State of the Union message in cities across the country. He began the tour in North Carolina on Wednesday talking about manufacturing and the return of factory jobs.
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Lew Expected To Be Confirmed As Treasury Secretary

President Obama's nominee for Treasury Secretary Jack went before the Senate Finance Committee Wednesday. Lew appears headed toward confirmation by the full Senate. But he did get some pointed questions from Republicans about his stint as an executive at Citigroup.
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Obama Tries To Move Spotlight Off Deficit Reduction

Preschool is just one example of the ways in which President Obama says government can play a constructive role in the economy. He's trying to reorient the debate in Washington from deficit reduction alone to wise investment.
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When It Comes To Fashion, Shouldn't There Be An App For That?

In fashion's first hackathon, developers had just 24 hours to build an app for the industry — the finalists will be presented on the runway at New York's Fashion Week. "Right now the industry could really use some innovation," says Decoded Fashion founder Liz Bacelar.
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Mavericks, Hot Documents And Beer

How antitrust regulators decide whether to block a merger.

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