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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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Anti-Foreclosure Program Aims To Spur 'Short Sales'

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Bank Of America To Help Struggling Homeowners

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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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Dealers Question If Recalls Will Fix Toyota's Problems

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Dealers Work Overtime On Toyota Recalls

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After 4 Years, Housing Market Still Frail

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Would Extending Home Buyer Credit Be Worth It?

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Bill Would Let Bankruptcy Judges Block Foreclosures

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Fed Sharply Cuts Key Interest Rate

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Madoff's Alleged Ponzi Scheme Scams Smart Money

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Government Plan Would Guarantee Some Mortgages

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Ex-Subprime Brokers Help Troubled Homeowners

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