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Economy Struggles as Waiting Game Wears On

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Economy Struggles as Waiting Game Wears On

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Economy Struggles as Waiting Game Wears On

Economy Struggles as Waiting Game Wears On

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Retail sales drop and the job market remains soft, signaling continued trouble for the U.S. economy. State budget cuts add to the unease. And the waiting game on war in Iraq drives oil prices higher. NPR's Scott Horsley reports.