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Ohio’s Intel project triggers housing fears in tight market

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Intel’s announcement earlier this year of a $20 billion manufacturing operation bringing thousands of jobs to rural…

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In the 5 states without lotteries, a case of Powerball envy

WEST POINT, Ga. — Loretta Williams lives in Alabama but drove to Georgia to buy a lottery ticket for a…

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Low-wage workers bear financial brunt of denied abortions

A Texas mother of a toddler, scraping by on her husband’s income, was desperate to return to work but struggling…

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UK court to hear Uyghur demands to ban Xinjiang cotton

LONDON — A Uyghur organization and a human rights group are taking the U.K. government to court to challenge Britain’s…

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California Realtors apologize for role in racist housing

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Association of Realtors is apologizing for its role in pushing policies that drove racial segregation…

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US businesses propose hiding trade data used to trace abuse

A group of major U.S. businesses wants the government to hide key import data — a move trade experts say…

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Social Security boost will help millions of kids, too

WASHINGTON — Seventy-year-old Cassandra Gentry is looking forward to a hefty cost-of-living increase in her Social Security benefits — not…

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FTC accuses data broker of selling sensitive location data

WASHINGTON — Federal regulators have sued a data broker they accuse of selling sensitive geolocation data from millions of mobile…

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Inflation’s harsh realities on display as Fed officials meet

JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming — A half-hour drive or so from the resort where the high priests of international finance —…

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DC’s pioneering ‘Baby Bonds’ plan aims to narrow wealth gap

WASHINGTON — Aaliyah Manning’s dreams of becoming a psychologist ended abruptly during her freshman year at Potomac State in West…

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