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Ten cities experts think are becoming "ghost towns"
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America’s Fastest Shrinking Cities – 10 Places You Wouldn’t Want to Move To

Not surprisingly, most are tied to manufacturing areas hard hit by the economy.

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Hearings over WA coal transfer stations coming to TRAC
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Debate Over Coal Terminals on West Side Coming to TRAC Tuesday

Gov. Inslee opposes the proposed coal transfer stations planned for Whatcom and Cowlitz Counties in western Washington. What do you think? The government would like to know.

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Will Inslee's plan to keep Boeing here work?
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Critics Unsure of Gov. Inslee’s Plan to Woo New Boeing Jets

Bill Virgin, s business leader and editor/publisher of the Washington Manufacturing Alert and Pacific Rail News blistered Gov. Inslee's ambitious plan to persuade Boeing to build its 777x aircraft in Washington state...

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Oregon coast at sunrise
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Experts Say Oregon Worst Place to Retire – Washington 3rd Worst!

If you believe the "experts,"  you wouldn't want to live out your golden years in our state, or just over the border.

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Much unfinished business in Olympia

Study: Washington House Budget Proposal Could Kill 9,800 Jobs

If the House budget proposal is approved when the Legislature begins its extended session May 13,  there could be a laundry list of new taxes.

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Underground jobs make up a big part of U.S. economy
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Is the ‘Underground’ Economy Keeping U.S. Afloat? Some Experts Say Yes

According to financial experts at CNBC, a  healthy "off the books" economy is keeping the U.S. from economic disaster. Simply put, the underground economy is people doing lots of small, temporary jobs -- or even regular jobs that are paid with cash -- and not recorded in any ledgers...

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt
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Obama and Roosevelt – What You Might Not Know

It can be strange -- even shocking -- when you find out the rest of the story.

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The Obama effect continues
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ANOTHER Business Visited by The Prez Goes Under!

It just keeps happening over and over and....

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Obama wants to raise the minimum wage
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Why Obama’s Plan for Raising Minimum Wage Is a Really Bad Idea

It's an age old argument: raising the minimum wage will bring more people out of poverty. But economic experts for decades have shown why it doesn't work.

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Best Buy one of 8 retailers planning big store closings in 2013
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8 Major Retailers Planning Multiple Store Closings in 2013

USA Today released a report late last week listing the top eight retailers planning major store closings in 2013 due to the struggling economy and financial instability.

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