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The Thrill Of A Job, And The Worry Over Digging Out

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The range of products and services sold on Amazon.com are expanding quickly as part of CEO Jeff Bezos' vision for the Internet retailer. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Expansion Strategy: Amazon Deepens Digital Reach

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Kansas City, Kan., Chosen For Google Network

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Buffett's Successor Resigns

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National Urban League Charts Way Forward For Blacks

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Implementing Technology Could Make Bus Trips Safer

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Government's Bank Bailout Program Turns A Profit

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High Oil Prices Could Slow U.S. Economic Growth

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Berkshire Hathaway Executive Abruptly Resigns

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Mike Barlow has been installing geothermal systems for 20 years. But he says a 30 percent federal tax credit is increasing the popularity of the systems for families with modest houses. Elizabeth Shogren/NPR hide caption

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Tapping The Earth For Energy Savings Year-Round

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What's Next: Life After Fannie And Freddie

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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed a bill that will cut the amount of time a worker can get unemployment. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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In Tough Economy, Mich. Targets Jobless Benefits

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In Quake-Struck Japan, Businesses Try To Rebuild

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