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This 14-Year-Old Girl Just Bought A House In Florida

Meet Willow Tufano: Lady Gaga fan, animal lover, landlord. Her life story is the story of Florida's boom and bust.
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Obama To Discuss Economy At Rolls Royce Plant

President Obama heads to Virginia to show off a state partnership with Rolls Royce.


Will Improving Economy Bring Surge Of Job Seekers?

Millions of Americans have stopped looking for work out of frustration over poor job prospects. Millions more seeking full-time work have had to settle for part-time jobs. The U.S. economy has shown glimmers of hope, but economists aren't sure whether that will spur people to start searching anew.

Unemployment Rate Likely Held Steady At 8.3 Percent, Economists Say

The much-anticipated February jobs and unemployment report is due at 8:30 a.m. ET. At 8.3 percent, the jobless rate would be about 1 percentage point lower than a year ago.
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Maryland Approves Tax Hike, Continues Working On Budget

Maryland lawmakers have approved an income tax hike for the state, and are continuing to hammer out other budget proposals.


Jobless Rate Steady At 8.3% In February

The Labor Department today reported the nation's jobless rate remained unchanged at 8.3-percent for the month of February, as businesses added 227,000 jobs to payrolls.
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D.C. Income Disparity Amongst Highest In U.S.

Levels of income disparity within D.C. are higher than almost anywhere else in the United States, which is putting pressure on the lower-income residents of the District.