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How And Who Does New Refinancing Rule Help?

Ari Shapiro talks with Edward DeMarco, the director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, about the Obama administration's efforts to help more Americans refinance their homes.
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World Series Cash Brings Relief To St. Louis

The Texas Rangers are leading the World Series 3 games to 2 going into Game 6 Wednesday in St. Louis. The fact that the Cardinals will be playing at home is good for both the team and the town. The game will bring a welcome infusion of cash. As St. Louis Public Radio's Maria Altman reports, the unexpected sales tax revenues have already allowed the city to cancel expected furloughs for its employees.
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The Flat Tax Through The Decades

As Rick Perry unveils his flat tax plan, we take a look back at the history of the flat tax, from Abraham Lincoln to Steve Forbes to 9-9-9.
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Perry Proposes Optional 20 Percent Flat Tax

On Tuesday, Texas Gov. Rick Perry unveiled his economic platform in hopes of giving a lift to his struggling presidential campaign. Perry's plan includes an optional flat tax that would let people file their returns on a form the size of a postcard.
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D.C. Veterans Struggle With Employment

Veterans are more likely to be unemployed than the general population, a fact that a D.C. jobs fair sought to reverse on Tuesday.

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