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GOP rewards Northrop Grumman for slashing jobs

People here are in shock after Republicans, just before Memorial Day, voted in Congress to reward the owners of the Avondale Shipyard $310 million for putting 5,000 local people out of work.

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Kentucky approves tax breaks for ark park

A state contractor has concluded that Ark Encounter, a Bible theme park, has met Kentucky's requirements to receive $43 million in tax incentives.

Baltimore residents push for restoration of funding for youth jobs

Scores of citizens weighed in on Baltimore's preliminary fiscal year 2012 budget before members of the City Council.

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New oil drilling is not a solution

There's a big fight happening in Washington over oil company subsidies.

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Unemployment insurance under attack

Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives and in a number of states are out to kill, or at least cripple, unemployment insurance.

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Gov. Brown presents new Calif. budget

Calling the economy "not as good as it's been, but definitely on the mend," California Governor Jerry Brown released a revised budget proposal.

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Chicago protesters swamp Ryan over Medicare attack

CHICAGO - Hundreds of demonstrators chanting "Hands off our Medicare!" filled the block while GOP Rep. Paul Ryan was inside addressing the Economics Club, trying to sell his budget proposal.

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People power takes over Wall Street

An outpouring of 10,000 New Yorkers swept into lower Manhattan on May 12 to demand that Wall Street and the big billionaires pay their fair share.

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Nation's largest home builder asked to account for $900 million grant

In Michigan $900 million is missing and people want answers. Activists say PulteGroup Inc., the nations largest home builder, is to blame.

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Raise fuel efficiency to 60 miles per gallon, coalition says

The coalition of almost three dozen local and national environmental groups is calling for a fuel economy standard of 60 miles per gallon by 2025.

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