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Obama returns focus to small-business tax breaks

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama sought on Tuesday to revive a plan to give small businesses tax breaks and help start-up firms, ideas he proposed over the last year and which will…

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Detroit Mayor Dave Bing On City’s Crisis

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Bing is facing a massive financial crisis and population plunge in Detroit. He’s also trying to avoid a state takeover of the city. The former businessman and NBA star speaks with host Michel Martin about what it takes to transform the city.

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A better burger’s recipe for success

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

NEW YORK (Reuters) – As the fast-casual restaurant buzz whets appetites across the nation, the recipe for success is anyone’s guess, from Five Guys Burger and Fries to Chipotle and Panera Bread.

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Report Prompts Calls To End Freddie Mac’s Conflict Of Interest

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Lawmakers and prominent economists on Monday called for changes at the taxpayer-owned mortgage company after NPR, in partnership with ProPublica, revealed that Freddie Mac has placed multibillion-dollar bets against American homeowners.

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UPDATE 1-S.Korea’s E-Land says consortium bidding for Dodgers

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

* Group tying up with former Dodgers owner Peter O’Malley –
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