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  • Back to Work
  • Back to Work

    Meet the region's skilled but undervalued workers.
      It%uFFFD€™s mid-January, and a handful of well-dressed recruiters offer stale jokes, resume tips and details on open jobs %uFFFD€” call center positions, a machine operator, 25 part-time softball umpires. Facing the recruiters are about two-dozen job seekers at a %uFFFD€œSpeak With Employers%uFFFD€%uFFFD event.
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  • Tweeted to Ruin
  • Tweeted to Ruin

    The Republican Party is micro-blogging while it should be looking for answers.
      Senate Majority Harry Reid, son of a hard-rock miner who was a crusty man of few words, this past week said bluntly that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor “has shown he shouldn’t be at the table, and Republicans agree he shouldn’t be at the [debt...
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  • Ready, Set, Punt!
  • Ready, Set, Punt!

    Solving the debt-ceiling crisis is too hard. Why don’t we just let China handle it?
      The past couple of weeks have been pretty embarrassing for the GOP. For months they’ve said raising the debt ceiling is the biggest thing ever (never mind that they routinely raised the limit eight times in eight years under George W. Bush). They were going to stand firm: huge spending cuts or no deal.
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  • Debt Debate
  • Debt Debate

    We shouldn't raise the debt ceiling without reducing spending.
      When former Bill Clinton political adviser and Fox News analyst Dick Morris recently appeared before a Freedom Foundation event, he was critical of Republicans who voted for “only” $39 billion in spending cuts late last year in a presidential and congressional compromise to reduce federal spending.
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  • Help Unwanted
  • Help Unwanted

    Washington ranks high in a new study looking into teen unemployment.
      The study analyzed nationwide census data to find the 25 states with the highest average teen unemployment rates in the last year. The list also included Idaho — sixth-highest with 31.8 percent — Oregon, Montana and Colorado. All 25 states had higher rates than the national average of 24.
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  • Recession TV
  • Recession TV

    The Depression generation had The Grapes of Wrath. We have Storage Wars.
      In Victorian times, the crushing poverty of fast-growing cities was the backdrop for Charles Dickens’ attempts to force a conscience on his countrymen. Horatio Alger argued that even in the face of boom-and-bust post-Civil War America, an individual could pull himself up by his bootstraps to self-reliance.
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