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Senators Face House-Approved Small Business Bill

Some senators are expected to feel a bit of frustration when they face the House-passed JOBS Act later this week.
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Prince George's County To Hold Town Hall On Jobs Bill

Prince George's County Council members are holding a town hall meeting Monday evening to discuss the benefits of the recently passed Jobs First Act.
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Caesar's Entertainment Supports Prince George's County Casino

An entertainment company seeking to build a casino in downtown Baltimore is supporting plans for a Prince George's County casino, even though they feel it'll hurt their own business.


Markets Hit Milestones; Goldman Sachs Gets Bashed

NPR's John Ydstie wraps up the week's economy news, looking at banking stress tests, the markets' performance and the Goldman Sachs resignation.

Greek Bailout Is Accompanied By Greek Resentment

Debt-beleaguered Greece has secured a second international bailout, but for many Greeks, the conditions set by their EU partners are a breach of sovereignty.
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Major Cities May Morph Into Minor Ones: Are Airlines to Blame?

St. Louis. Cincinnati. Memphis. Pittsburgh. Decades after the government deregulated the airline industry, these are some cities still feeling the pinch. How local economies feel the impact of airports and airline industry travel patterns.

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Mobile Money: Will A Cell Phone "Bump" Replace Cash?

Cell phone and QR code technology is converging to allow payments simply by "bumping" phones. Kojo explores the future of digital payments to both merchants and individuals.


The Market's Finally Looking Up: Will It Last?

The stock market hit some major milestones this week: The Standard & Poor's 500 index reached its highest level in more than three years and the Nasdaq rose to its highest level in 11 years. Still, the Federal Reserve has been warning not to get too excited about where the economy is headed next.