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Candidates Say Little On Difficult Issue Of Housing

Despite millions of troubled mortgages around the country, housing hasn't been a major issue in the presidential race so far. Based on what they have said, President Obama and Republican Mitt Romney have more in common than their rhetoric suggests, an analyst says.
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New York Sues JPMorgan Over Mortgage-Backed Securities

The suit relates to the securities sold by Bear Stearns, which collapsed in 2008 and is now owned by JPMorgan. It's the suit first to be filed under the auspices of the RMBS Working Group, set up by President Obama to investigate and prosecute alleged misconduct that contributed to the financial crisis.
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Business Media And Managing Your Finances

Kojo talks to Knight Kiplinger about the future of business media and personal finance in an age of economic uncertainty.

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Nearing Its 50th Birthday, Arby's Gets A 'Fresh' Makeover, New Logo

After scoring poorly on recent restaurant surveys, Arby's is introducing fresh-made sandwiches and a new logo. But the chain is not about to ditch the curly fries that made it famous.
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D.C. Food Trucks Begin Charging Sales Tax

The District is now treating food trucks more like restaurants, which means lunch may cost a little more.

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Cloud Computing Saves Health Care Industry Time And Money

The cloud's vast computing power is making it easier and less expensive for companies and clinicians to discover new drugs and new medical treatments. Analyzing data that used to take years and tens of millions of dollars can now be done for a fraction of that amount.
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Report: If Congress Ignores 'Fiscal Cliff,' Most Americans Will Pay More Taxes

According to a new analysis by the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center, it could cost the average household nearly $3,500 a year.
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'Old-School' Food Shopping Feels New As U.S. Cities Revive Public Markets

Urbanites and developers keen on fresh food and a more personable shopping experience are rediscovering the old public markets and rebuilding them.

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