Great Recession

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Report Suggests Minnesota Among Top States For Child Welfare

A new report applauds Minnesota as the best state for child welfare, but that found overall more U.S. children are living in poverty than before the Great Recession belies the fanfare of the nation’s economic turnaround.

07/21/2015

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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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For Long-Unemployed, Hiring Bias Rears Its Head

Few job seekers who fail to get an interview know the reason, but Michelle Chesney-Offutt said a recruiter told her why she lost the chance to pitch for an information technology position.

03/23/2012