Foreclosure Woes Loom As Housing Stimulus Ends

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Contractors clean up lead paint at a contaminated building in Providence, R.I. Chitose Suzuki/AP hide caption

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Home Contractors Brace For Lead Paint Rules

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The Boston Tea Party of 1773, as depicted in an old engraving. Bostonians dressed as Indians dumped 342 chests of tea overboard from three British ships in protest against "taxation without representation." The famous Tea Party took place at Griffin's Wharf, where the ships were tied up. The site remained a landmark even after the waterfront was filled in, leaving the spot several hundred yards inland. AP hide caption

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Tea Party Finds Inspiration In Boston History

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Anti-Foreclosure Program Aims To Spur 'Short Sales'

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No Joke: Housing Market Is On Its Own April 1

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U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke testifying on Capitol Hill this month about how the U.S. economy still needs the assistance of the Fed. At the end of March, however, the agency plans to stop purchasing mortgage-backed securities. hide caption

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Fed Pulls The Plug On Mortgage Purchases

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Treasury Announces Plan To Prevent Foreclosures

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Debt Forgiveness Key In Plan To Curb Foreclosures

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Bank Of America To Help Struggling Homeowners

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Toyota Deals Get Customers Back To Showrooms

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Violence Spurs Calls To Rein In The Repo Man

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Developer Leroy Troyer wants to bring attractions like the Subtropical Swimming Paradise of Elveden Forest in Suffolk, England (above), to Elkhart, Ind. Courtesy of Center Parcs hide caption

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Dream Of A Tropical Resort Inspires Midwest Town

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Housing Data Highlight Weakness In Sector

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Dealers Question If Recalls Will Fix Toyota's Problems

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Airport Snow Days Felt In Warm Weather Areas Too

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