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Some Fear Auto Industry Returning To Bad Habits

As the auto industry strives to sustain its post-recession comeback, car companies are resorting to tactics that some experts warn will lead to trouble down the road.

09/03/2014

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May Car Sales Return To Pre-Recession Levels

Good weather and a strong Memorial Day weekend helped car buyers ignore reports of recalls, pushing car and truck sales up more than ten percent in May.

06/04/2014

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CDC: US Suicide Rate Rose Sharply Among Middle-Aged

Health officials say suicides among middle-aged Americans climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, a period that included the recession.

05/02/2013

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Even In A Recession Guess Who’s Still Making The BIG Bucks?

Recession? What recession? Some strip club owners say that business is booming despite the crappy economy. The clubs that seem to be thriving are upscale – and are making their money off of corporate honchos, […]

03/20/2013

A Center for Disease Control report shows that US abortions have decreased to the lowest levels in a decade. (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

US Abortions Decreased By Record Levels During Recession

U.S. abortions fell 5 percent during the recession and its aftermath in the biggest one-year decrease in at least a decade, perhaps because women are more careful to use birth control when times are tough, researchers say.

11/21/2012

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testifies to Congress on the AIG bailout (Photo by Ann Heisenfelt/Getty Images)

Opinion: Auto And Bank Bailouts Prove Effective

On Monday, the Treasury Department sold 553,846,153 shares in AIG on Monday, turning an $18 billion profit on the $32.50 a share price.

09/11/2012

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State Colleges Are Hiring

ATLANTA (AP) — While the rest of state government eliminated 10,000 jobs during the Great Recession, the University System of Georgia added more than 5,000 employees. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports some schools increased staff by […]

WAOK-AM–07/15/2012

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Foreclosures Down In Metro Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK)-Over the first half of 2012, foreclosure notices have dropped in metro Atlanta.  Figures released by Kennesaw-based Equity Depot show notices from January through June are down 12.4 percent compared to this same period […]

WAOK-AM–06/12/2012

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Atlanta Tops List: Widest Gap between Rich and Poor

The city of Atlanta has the widest income gap between the rich and poor of all the major U.S. cities, according to a report by the U.S. Census Bureau. Atlanta ranked just above New Orleans […]

WAOK-AM–10/30/2011

If there’s one thing the recession taught consumers, it’s this: Shopping as a leisure activity is over.

11/11/2010

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