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Raisa Ruiz (right) and her niece Mary Badels wait in line at the Manna Food Center, Gaithersburg, Md., on Sept. 13. Chloe Coleman/NPR hide caption

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Census Report Paints Troubling Economic Picture On Incomes

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A Check On The Housing Industry

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Rates Come Down On Jumbo Mortgage Loans

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Toll Brothers luxury homes are shown sold before construction is completed in Oceanside, Calif. On Wednesday, Toll Brothers reported a 24 percent jump in quarterly revenue due to higher home prices. Mike Blake/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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As Housing Recovers, Lots Of Boats Rise In U.S. Economy

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Carpenters work on a housing site in Brandywine, Md., on May 31. Pent-up demand for homes could create jobs and help the struggling U.S. economy. Gary Cameron/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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DOJ Files Civil Charges Against Bank Of America

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Boston Hopes Red Sox Owner Can Turn Around 'Globe'

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Neil Barofsky, special inspector general for the Troubled Asset Relief Program, testifies before Congress about the program in 2010. Barofsky now says of the financial crisis: "The folks responsible for this incredibly painful economic damage that struck our economy have gone free." Harry Hamburg/AP hide caption

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