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Optimism was served in heaping portions Tuesday at the Economic Outlook 2006 breakfast sponsored by the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce.
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A survey shows U.S. home prices rose 10.5 percent in March compared with a year ago, the biggest gain since March 2006.
Attorney General Tom Horne is warning Arizona residents to be on the lookout for a mailer that asks for illegal up-front fees to join a national lawsuit.
WASHINGTON — U.S. home prices rose 9.3 percent in February compared with a year ago, the most in nearly seven years. The gains were driven by a growing number of buyers who bid on a limited supply of homes.
WASHINGTON — U.S. home prices accelerated in November compared with a year ago, pushed higher by rising sales and a tighter supply of available homes.
Homeowners giddy about the current double-digit increases in values should not count on the trend continuing, a pair of economists said Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Risky lending caused private student loan debt to balloon in the past decade, leaving many Americans struggling to pay off loans that they can't afford, a government study says.
I am watching with sadness the protesters who are “upset” with the same-sex marriage votes in four states. They are saying that lies were the basis for the propositions going against the allowance of same-sex marriage. Things we heard were that if same sex marriage were allowed, we would have a hard time protecting our children from being taught about it in schools. Can we imagine the furor that would arise from these same people if it had gone into effect and we fought to keep it out of the classrooms?
Martin Schram: Tuesday morning’s event at Georgetown University’s Gaston Hall was not about America’s commander-in-chief celebrating progress in war. It was America’s professor-in-chief, lecturing on what caused the economic collapse he inherited. Indeed, he mounted an academic defense of the actions he took in his 12 weeks as president.
The lawyer for Attorney General Tom Horne said Monday his client was legally entitled to surrender $50 million of the money the state got from a nationwide mortgage settlement.
Legislature acted carelessly
WASHINGTON - The economy logged a solid 3.8 percent growth rate in the first quarter of 2005, a performance that was better than previously thought and a fresh sign the expansion is on firm footing.
NEW DAHLI - India’s stock market is scaling new heights, driven by foreign investors — particularly Americans — eager to seize opportunities in one of the world’s fastest growing economies.
Ken Burns' latest PBS documentary, "The Dust Bowl," comes on the heels of the first presidential-election debates in 28 years not to address climate change. If the candidates won't talk about it, leave it to Burns and frequent collaborator Dayton Duncan to draw historic parallels between present-day environmental concerns and the disaster of the 1930s, which was caused by a combination of drought and environmentally destructive farming methods.
Milt Lee was a barber then, and not a lot of barbers get to josh with presidents of the United States.
It is a Tuesday afternoon and Samantha Spinelle sits crossed-legged on the cool, concrete floor of her office. A small, tan dog named Finn is folded into her arms. She strokes her hand over an angular body that is comprised of little more than skin stretched taut over bones. The warm cocoon of her embrace and soft caress is pure torture. In his world humans are not good. If only he could crawl back under her desk and make himself one with the hot-pink dog bed where he was safe just moments ago. Eyes fixed at some point beyond the gray wall, he is frozen, save for the slight, involuntary shudder that comes with each touch.