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Report: Richest 7 Percent Got Richer During Recovery

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new report says the richest Americans got richer during the first two years of the economic recovery while average net worth declined for the other 93 percent of the nation's households

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Interior Dept. Cuts Mineral Payments To 35 States, Including Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Western states are being hit by a cut in federal mineral payments by the U.S. Department of Interior as part of the automatic federal spending cuts that started this month.

Wyoming Gov

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Dollar Continues Gains On Positive Economic Data

NEW YORK (AP) — The dollar is continuing to gain against world currencies following the latest signs that the U.S. economy is strengthening.

The Labor Department reported that applications for unemployment benefits fell to a five-year low last week

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White House On GOP Budget: Math Doesn’t Add Up

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says the new House Republican budget outlines the wrong course for the nation.

White House spokesman Jay Carney says the math in Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan's plan doesn't add up

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Slight Gain Forecast For Retail Sales

WASHINGTON (AP) — A FactSet survey of economists suggests there was cautious consumer spending in February as Americans balanced a surge in hiring against higher taxes and gas prices.

Economists forecast that Commerce Department data due out Wednesday will show retail sales rose 0

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Budget Cuts Could Hit Needy College Students

WASHINGTON (AP) — A coalition of universities and college professionals is asserting the automatic budget cuts could end up costing some students hundreds of dollars a year.

The 77-member Student Aid Alliance says the cost could total as much as $876 a year in new fees, fewer work-study hours and reduced grants for students receiving federal aid

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Economic Growth Seen For Wyoming

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A survey of rural bankers in 10 Midwest and Plains states suggests slow economic growth is ahead.

A report released Thursday on the Rural Mainstreet Index says the overall index rose to 58

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Panetta: Defense Budget Cuts Will Damage Economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is laying out a grim list of spending cuts the Pentagon will have to make in the coming weeks that he says will seriously damage the country's economy and degrade the military's ability to respond to a crisis

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White House: Economy Healing, But Could Be Wounded

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says a new jobs report shows the U.S. economy is healing, but warns Congress not to inflict wounds with looming spending cuts.

Alan Krueger is chairman of President Barack Obama's Council of Economic Advisers

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Economists Growing More Upbeat About Year Ahead

NEW YORK (AP) — Economists are increasingly, but still cautiously, optimistic about growth in the year ahead with hiring expected to pick up in coming months.

A quarterly survey by the National Association for Business Economics released Monday shows half of the economists polled now expect real gross domestic product — the value of all goods and services produced in the United States — to grow between 2 and 4 percent this year

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