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College Towns Stay Afloat in Economic Downturn

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Although the state of Michigan has the nation’s highest unemployment rate, the college town of Ann Arbor is buzzing with activity thanks to the University…read more

Economics

Cities Hit Hard by Recession

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In this part of a series examining communities across the country, NewsHour correspondent Ray Suarez reports how the city of Philadelphia is coping through the…read more

Economics

States Vie For School Stimulus Funds

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The president’s federal stimulus package included $4.3 billion in funding for America’s public schools and according to a new report, most states plan to apply…read more

Economics

Australia Farmers on Frontline of Climate Change

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An eight-year drought in southeastern Australia is endangering the livelihood of farmers who depend on water to grow staple crops that help feed people around…read more

Economics

Fear Drives Modern-day Gold Rush

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As part of his series Making Sense of the financial crisis, NewsHour correspondent Paul Solman looks at how the weakness of the U.S. dollar has…read more

Economics

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