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$38M to turn tide of foreclosure in Minnesota 28.2.2009 Star Tribune: Latest
The federal money will be used to revive struggling neighborhoods statewide that have been overwhelmed by vacant, abandoned homes.
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Mailman Finds Delivery Route Altered By Recession 28.2.2009 NPR News
All along Interstate 75, from Michigan to the south coast of Florida, people who are strangers are having a common experience: dealing with the economic downturn. A mail carrier in Bradenton, Fla., says the effects of that shared experience are obvious along his delivery route, where familiar faces are disappearing.
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Make the most of rare refi opportunity 28.2.2009 Seattle Times: Real Estate
Details of the Obama administration's foreclosure-avoidance programs are surfacing, and syndicated columnist Kenneth R. Harney advises that if Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac owns or guarantees your mortgage — and you've got an on-time payment record and an interest rate above prevailing levels — it's time to get ready to refinance.
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Lack of services after Ike made women vulnerable to assailant 28.2.2009 Houston Chronicle: Top Headlines
Galveston police believe that whoever killed Patricia Spencer Sultan also bludgeoned to death Evelyn Joyce Harvey on Feb. 5 and beat a woman during a sexual assault on Jan. 17.

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Foreclosure picture murky for 2009 28.2.2009 Twincities.com: Business
The outlook for foreclosures in the Twin Cities is so uncertain that a Minneapolis group says it can't make a projection for how many might take place this year.

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Lack of services after Ike made women vulnerable to assailant 28.2.2009 Houston Chronicle: Texas
Galveston police believe that whoever killed Patricia Spencer Sultan also bludgeoned to death Evelyn Joyce Harvey on Feb. 5 and beat a woman during a sexual assault on Jan. 17.

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$38M to turn tide of foreclosure 28.2.2009 Star Tribune: Local
The federal money will be used to revive struggling neighborhoods statewide that have been overwhelmed by vacant, abandoned homes.
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Putting off the real day of reckoning? 27.2.2009 LA Times: Opinion
Does Obama's mortgage plan promise real recovery or just delay a few foreclosures several months? Christopher Thornberg and Richard K. Green debate. Today's topic: The streamlined approach to modifications that the administration advocates has the potential to avert far more foreclosures than the case-by-case approach taken by many lenders. Yet it also ignores personal debt loads, which are a critical factor in determining a borrower's ability to repay. Is there a better way to speed the process so that more needless foreclosures can be averted without simply kicking the foreclosure can down the road a few ...
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We Lost Trillions (The Nation) 27.2.2009 Yahoo: Opinion/Editorial
The Nation - The Nation -- In this week's column on the Obama foreclosure plan I write:
Buyers of foreclosed homes can get funds 27.2.2009 Boston Globe: Business
Home buyers interested in purchasing a foreclosed property may soon be able to receive as much as $40,000 in cash toward improvements under a new state program expected to be unveiled today.
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What recession? In some parts of the U.S., times are good 27.2.2009 Tucson Citizen
LITTLE ROCK — When a senior editor at New York-based SmartMoney magazine addressed an economic forecast conference here in November, he opened by joking about how nice it was to come to a place where people weren't jumping off buildings because of financial distress.
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A soft spot for street folks 27.2.2009 San Jose Mercury News: California
By Martha Groves SANTA MONICA — Two Santa Monica police officers approached a woman as she knelt under a bush one sunny morning near City Hall, "looking for my dead son.
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Mortage-fraud case shows how real-estate insiders scammed the system for profit 27.2.2009 Seattle Times: Local
Former Bellevue loan officer Christopher Brooks is expected to appear for sentencing in federal court today after pleading guilty to conspiracy in connection with submitting fraudulent loan applications to lenders. His sentencing comes as law-enforcement agencies are being inundated by banks with suspected mortgage-fraud reports.
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Foreclosure plan to allow borrowers with big debts to modify home loans 27.2.2009 Seattle Times: Business & Technology
Against a backdrop of record-low new-home sales, Housing Secretary Shaun Donovan told lawmakers Thursday the lending industry is set to launch the Obama administration's $75 billion foreclosure-prevention program next week.
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Group raising money for East Palo Alto homeless shelter 27.2.2009 San Jose Mercury News: Peninsula
Two East Palo Alto pastors and various community members are struggling to raise money for a new warming center that would provide shelter to homeless people during rain storms and cold weather.
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Santa Monica, Calif., extends hand to its homeless 27.2.2009 Seattle Times: Nation & World
Police and service providers in Santa Monica work together to help the indigent off the streets and into housing.
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Ill. governor looks into state's hiring of Burris' son under Blagojevich's administration 27.2.2009 Star Tribune: Nation
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HUD secretary, Congress debate foreclosure plans 27.2.2009 SFGate: Business & Technology
Against a backdrop of record-low new home sales and ballooning losses from foreclosures, Housing Secretary Shaun Donovan told lawmakers Thursday that the lending industry is set to launch the Obama administration's $75 billion foreclosure prevention program... ...
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HUD secretary, Congress debate foreclosure plans 27.2.2009 Seattle Times: Business & Technology
Against a backdrop of record-low new home sales and ballooning losses from foreclosures, Housing Secretary Shaun Donovan told lawmakers Thursday that the lending industry is set to launch the Obama administration's $75 billion foreclosure prevention program next week.
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Congress debates action on foreclosures, new home sales hit record low, Fannie Mae needs cash 27.2.2009 Star Tribune: Business
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