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Social Security disability program on verge of insolvency

August 21st, 2011 9:31 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON Laid-off workers and aging baby boomers are flooding Social Security's disability program with benefit claims, pushing the financially strapped system toward the brink of insolvency.

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Republicans may approve tax increase that Obama hopes to block

August 21st, 2011 8:58 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON News flash: Congressional Republicans want to raise your taxes. Impossible, right? GOP lawmakers are so virulently anti-tax, surely they will fight to prevent a payroll tax increase on virtually every wage-earner starting Jan. 1, right? Appar

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Boomers expected to spend billions to counter aging

August 20th, 2011 7:54 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK Baby boomers heading into what used to be called retirement age are providing a 70 million-member strong market for legions of companies, entrepreneurs and cosmetic surgeons eager to capitalize on their "forever young" mindset, whether it's thr

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Federal land managers deny applications for Cogentrix solar projects

August 20th, 2011 6:43 pm by Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO Federal land managers are rejecting a Goldman Sachs-owned company's applications to develop solar projects on public lands in the sun-drenched Nevada desert; years after the subsidiary filed more claims to build glimmering solar farms than

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CVS Pharmacy to pay $2 million to settle complaint of overcharging, misleading ads

August 20th, 2011 8:48 am by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES CVS Pharmacy has agreed to pay more than $2 million in fines and other costs to settle a consumer protection lawsuit alleging that the drugstore chain overcharged customers for sale items and engaged in misleading advertising.

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Burger King retires mascot "The King"

August 20th, 2011 8:34 am by Associated Press

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Obama pushes for action on jobs

August 20th, 2011 5:52 am by Associated Press

VINEYARD HAVEN, Mass. (AP) President Barack Obama says members of Congress should put country before politics, set aside their differences and act together to put people back to work.The president is vacationing on Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts, but

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Oil finishes lower for the week

August 19th, 2011 3:21 pm by Associated Press

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