Alternative Energy And Ideas For The Auto Industry
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Creek County in Oklahoma is so big, responding to a call can sometimes take a bit of research for Cpl. Allen Harwood. Gail Banzet/NPR hide caption

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Tight Times Force Small Towns To Cut Police Services
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Atlanta Homeless Shelter Faces Eviction
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Optimism Revs Up At GM, Chrysler Plants
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Is Auto Recovery Here To Stay?
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Angel Blas, 51, stands in his backyard with one of his pet guinea pigs. A law firm persuaded him to pay $3,500 to negotiate with his lender to refinance his mortgage. Blas says the firm took no action. Ari Daniel Shapiro for NPR hide caption

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Foreclosure Rescue Scams Target Latino Families
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Atlantic City is taking a gamble that firing some of its city workers will shore up its deficit. Economists say cuts by state and local governments are creating a drag on the economy. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Budget Crunch Hits Atlantic City Hard
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Bush-Era Tax Cuts Examined
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Scott Burke, owner of Loop Linen and Uniform Service in Westwego, La., says the Gulf oil spill has had an impact on his bottom line. "As the restaurants slow down, we slow down," Burke says. "It's just a trickle-down effect." Tovia Smith/NPR hide caption

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Many In Gulf On Road To Uncertain Compensation
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Are Public Pension Funds Sustainable?
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President Obama gives a speech July 15 at the groundbreaking for a battery plant in Holland, Mich. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Obama Makes Economic Sales Pitch; Who's Buying?
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