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This Man Makes Beautiful Suits, But He Can't Afford To Buy One

Peter Frew has a rare skill and all the orders he can handle. But making suits by hand is a tough business.
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S&P 500 Spikes To New Four-Year High On News About Europe, U.S. Jobs

The Standard & Poor's 500-stock index rose to levels it hasn't hit in more than four years today, bolstered by the European Central Bank's plan to buy bonds of struggling countries to help support the euro. Strong U.S. jobs data also contributed to the gains.
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Stocks Get Bounce From Europe; Focus Turns To Jobs

As Europe's Central Bank announced the latest plan to deal with the Continent's debt crisis, markets on both sides of the Atlantic rallied. Now investors are turning their focus to Friday's U.S. unemployment report, searching for signs that the job market is strengthening.
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European Central Bank Unveils Bond-Buying Plan

The European Central Bank announced Thursday that it will increase purchases of government bonds to bring down interest rates for heavily indebted countries in the eurozone. President Mario Draghi's plans were sharply criticized by some, who argue that the European Central Bank, unlike the U.S. Federal Reserve, has only one mandate — to keep prices stable and it isn't supposed to set interest rates.
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European Bond-Buying Plan May Not End Debt Crisis

Robert Siegel speaks with economist Ken Rogoff of Harvard University about the European Central Bank's announcement that it will buy some government bonds from eurozone countries to help resolve the ongoing debt crisis.
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Arundel Mills Casino Dominates Maryland Gambling Revenue

The Maryland Live! casino continues to draw nearly three-quarters of the gambling revenue in the state, as numbers continue to decline at the state's other casinos.

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Langley Park Immigrants Strive For Economic Power, Defer Political Power

Approximately 77 percent of Langley Park's population is Latino, but strength in numbers doesn't necessarily mean political power.

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