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Just How Many Jobs Is The Stimulus Responsible For?

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A South Carolina Shrimper Stays Afloat

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Examining Government's Job-Creation Numbers

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Sections of worn concrete are removed from a section of Interstate 90 during a repaving project in June near Snoqualmie Pass, Wash., one of several projects on the roadway that are being paid for by federal stimulus money. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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Economy Is Rebounding But Not Employment

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State Parks Juggle More Visitors With Budget Cuts

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GM Faces Long Odds In Paying Back Its Bailout

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Halloween Theme Parks Bring Spooks ... And Jobs

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Explaining Bank Overhaul Proposals

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Congress Takes On 'Too Big To Fail' Institutions

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New Data Show Economy Growing Again

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Despite the economy growing in the third quarter, it could take much longer for lost jobs to return, and consumers and companies alike seem reticent to return to their old habits. A shopper makes her way down an aisle at a Target in Durham, N.C. Gerry Broome/AP hide caption

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Figures Suggest Recession's Worst Is Over

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Report: Economy Grew In 3rd Quarter

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