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Economists: Texas Economy Strong, Getting Stronger

Official and independent economists have told state lawmakers that the $1.3 billion Texas economy has completely recovered from the Great Recession and is getting stronger.

03/27/2014

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Texas Labor Day Travel Back To Pre-Recession Levels

Nearly 2.5 million Texans are planning a Labor Day getaway, according to AAA Texas.

08/27/2013

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Record Number Of Millennials Moving Back Home

A record 21.6 million millennials are refusing to leave the nest, according to a new Pew Research Center Poll.

CBS 11–08/02/2013

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Local Businesses Think U.S. Still Dangling On Fiscal Cliff

After decisions in Washington, D.C. many are asking – will the vote to avoid going over the fiscal cliff help North Texas companies? CBS 11 News spoke with one local business owner who said years of uncertainty have proven costly.

CBSDFW.COM–01/02/2013

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Recession Babies More Likely To Be Delinquents?

The state of the economy during a child’s infancy may have an influence on their level of substance abuse and delinquent behavior later in life.

01/02/2013

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Opinion: Auto And Bank Bailouts Prove Effective

On Monday, the Treasury Department sold 553,846,153 shares in AIG on Monday, turning an $18 billion profit on the $32.50 a share price.

09/11/2012

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More Young Adults Living With Mom & Dad

According to a study, the percentage of adults ages 20 to 34 who live with their parents has risen over the past 30 years. The report primarily blames the economic recession.

08/09/2012

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State Comptroller Expecting Slow Growth Next Year

Texas has emerged from the Great Recession but economic growth will continue to be slow, in part because of hesitant consumers, the state comptroller’s top revenue estimator told lawmakers Wednesday.

09/28/2011

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Study: Child Abuse Increases Tied To Bad Economy

A study published in the journal Pediatrics suggests the bad economy has ties to a rise in child abuse.

09/20/2011

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Recruiters Giving Job Seekers Hope

Employment recruiters say business is heating up after a slow recessionary period that forced many employment firms to lay off employees.

03/04/2011

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Frisco Mom Feels Recession’s Punch

The recession has been particularly hard on American women, says a White House report released Thursday.

CBSDFW.COM–10/21/2010

Rise In Domestic Violence

The recession may be behind a dramatic jump in calls to a north Texas program for victims of domestic violence.

10/15/2010

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