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Michelle Van Cleave: Foreign spies are serious, are we? 23.2.2009 Twincities.com: Opinion
Back in 2002, I got an unexpected phone call from the White House. "Would you be interested in serving as the head of U.S. counterintelligence?" they asked.

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Self-pay medical programs helping the uninsured during economic downturn 23.2.2009 Tucson Citizen
The economic downturn's toll on middle-class Tucsonans can be seen as teachers, administrators and even people with doctoral degrees join the growing numbers seeking medical care from programs that serve the uninsured.
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Elderly Emerge as a New Class of Workers 23.2.2009 Wall St. Journal: US
Older workers, straddled with outstanding mortgages and high medical bills, are up against workers half their age in a desperate scramble for ...
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Laid Off? How Bad Can It Get? 23.2.2009 WSJ: Most Viewed Today
Yes, times are tough. Here are some tips on how to protect yourself the best you ...
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Some in mobile homes worry amid affordable housing debate 22.2.2009 Steamboat Pilot
On opposite ends of downtown Steamboat Springs sit two neighborhoods that, for all their similarities, find themselves in very different situations.
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Thomas Friedman: Calling them as they are: murderers, not martyrs. 22.2.2009 Twincities.com: Opinion
NEW DELHI, India — There are nine bodies — all of them young men — that have been lying in a Mumbai hospital morgue since Nov. 29. They may be stranded there for a while, because no local Muslim charity is willing to bury them in its cemetery. This is good news.

North St. Paul's Internet plan draws big-hitting opposition 21.2.2009 Twincities.com: Local
It's a grand plan by a little community, and it suddenly has drawn big opposition.

Toward a more prosperous Native America 20.2.2009 ICT - Opinion
It is time for tribal and Indian economic entrepreneurship to take a central role in Indian policy. While it is often argued that there can be no significant or enduring tribal sovereignty without economic development and the production and control over economic assets, federal Indian policy should inherently emphasize the economic development of Indian country.
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Toward a more prosperous Native America 20.2.2009 ICT - Opinion - Editorials
It is time for tribal and Indian economic entrepreneurship to take a central role in Indian policy. While it is often argued that there can be no significant or enduring tribal sovereignty without economic development and the production and control over economic assets, federal Indian policy should inherently emphasize the economic development of Indian country.
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Labor Needs a Radical Vision 20.2.2009 Truthout.com

Madelaine and Harvey Dennenberg march in Washington, DC, with a delegation of Labor Against the War.

Madelaine and Harvey Dennenberg march in Washington, DC, with a delegation of Labor Against the War, a coalition of unions representing over a million members. (Photo: Jenny Brown / MR Zine)

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'Barefoot' Health Care Providers in Rural India 19.2.2009 Daily Headlines (RSS)

WASHINGTON, Feb 19 (OneWorld.net) - Thousands of volunteers in Kerala state, southern India, provide palliative care to poor, chronically-ill patients within the confines of their homes. K.M. Basheer, the man behind this medical movement, is a farmer with a modest educational background.

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Obama unveils $75 billion mortgage relief plan 19.2.2009 Tucson Citizen
MESA — Seeking to tackle "a crisis unlike any we've ever known," President Barack Obama unveiled an ambitious $75 billion plan Wednesday to keep as many as 9 million Americans from losing their homes to foreclosure.
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Rescue for homeowners takes multiple forms 19.2.2009 Tucson Citizen
The Tucson area had 7,000 homes enter foreclosure last year, and the median home price continues to tumble.
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Ruben Rosario: Compliments work, says one juvenile-justice veteran 19.2.2009 Twincities.com: Local
It was about a year ago. Frank Hosch, the outgoing deputy director of Ramsey County's juvenile division, was crossing a downtown St. Paul street when he heard someone yell out, 'Hey, Frank!' in a husky voice.

David Brooks: Urban density? Not in Americans' dreams 19.2.2009 Twincities.com: Opinion
You may not know it to look at them, but urban planners are human and have dreams. One dream many share is that Americans will give up their love affair with suburban sprawl and will rediscover denser, more environmentally friendly, less auto-dependent ways of living.

Job-Discrimination Cases Skew in Federal Court 19.2.2009 Wall St. Journal: Policy
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Obama Unveils $75 Billion Mortgage Relief Plan 19.2.2009 Truthout.com

Obama pledges to spend $75 billion to support homeowners facing foreclosure.

President Barack Obama pledged to spend $75 billion to keep Americans from losing their homes to foreclosure. (Photo: Ross D. Franklin / The Associated Press)

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Recession Can Shape a Child's Future 18.2.2009 WSJ: Most Emailed Today
Economic downturns leave enduring marks on children, who could face setbacks or emerge more ...
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Rachel's Democracy & Health News #998 (February 12, 2009) 18.2.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
Rachel's Democracy & Health News #998 (February 12, 2009)
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Obama Foreclosure Speech: Housing Plan (FULL TEXT, LIVE VIDEO) 18.2.2009 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
Barack Obama announces his plan to reduce foreclosures at Dobson High School in Mesa, Arizona Wednesday. The event is expected to begin at 12:15 PM...
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