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  • Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial to begin

    Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial to begin

    | 09/02/14 10:25 AM

    DETROIT (AP) — Starting Tuesday, lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a federal judge at the city's bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out the city's billions of dollars in debt...
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  • US construction spending up 1.8 percent in July

    US construction spending up 1.8 percent in July

    | 09/02/14 10:20 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. construction spending staged a strong rebound in July, rising by the largest amount in more than two years. All major categories of construction showed gains in an...
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  • Health care spending in Massachusetts on the rise

    | 09/02/14 07:05 AM

    BOSTON (AP) — A new report says health care spending in Massachusetts continues to grow faster than the rate of inflation. The report is scheduled to be released Tuesday by the Center for Health...
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