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Traffic Accident Cause Trillions

 

Traffic crashes are costing the U.S. economy close to a trillion dollars a year, according to a new study.  

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Staples To Close 225 Stores

Staples will close 225 stores by the end of next year and the office-supply retailer is initiating to save about $500 million annually by 2015.

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Retailers See Strong Holiday Sales in MA

Retailers are expecting a solid holiday shopping season in the Bay State.

The Retailers Association of Massachusetts is forecasting a 3.5% increase in sales over the holiday period compared to a year ago

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TSM - Martha Coakley in New Bedford

“Candidate” Coakley Visits New Bedford

 

Attorney General Martha Coakley says she's running for Governor of the Commonwealth in 2014.

During a stop in New Bedford on Tuesday, Coakley said she was focusing on education and the economy.

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US Stock Futures Edge Up Ahead of Jobs Report

U.S. stock futures are higher ahead of the government's August unemployment report,which could have a big influence on whether the Federal Reserve starts to reduce its monthly bond purchases later this month.

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Is the Economy Good For You? [POLL]

I'm hearing that the nation's economy is on the rise from the news readers, but I have my own method of determining whether or not the economy is improving.

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Economy Added 157,000 Jobs in January

The Labor Department announced that the U.S. economy added 157,000 jobs in January. The unemployment rate inched upward by a tenth of a point, to 7.9 percent.

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A Quick Look Back at the American Economy on Election Day 2008 — Dollars and Sense

Four years ago, during the last presidential campaign, the American economy was collapsing faster than it had since the Great Depression. Now, with the 2012 election upon us, most analysts agree that the economy is in a period of slow recovery—a bit too slow, according to just about everyone.

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Study: Southcoast Health Systems Boost Region’s Economy

A new study by the UMass Dartmouth Center for Policy Analysis says Southcoast Health Systems generates $1.4 billion a year in the region's economy.

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