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“House of Cards“
If you missed CNBC’s original documentary “House of Cards” when we first discussed it, it’s airing again and definitely worth seeing. CNBC correspondent David Faber investigates the origins of America’s sub-prime mortgage crisis, with first person accounts from […]

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Infrastructure FanaticCalifornia Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger called himself an “infrastructure fanatic” on Saturday, but he said U.S. politicians need to do a better job of marketing if they want to spend more on fixing the nation’s roads and bridges. “The word […]

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Bridges Built Better – New Technology

Researchers at The University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center have developed a way to build municipal bridges faster, cheaper and without steel. University, state and local officials, recognized these dramatic advancements in bridge construction technology at a recent […]

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Monuments or Jobs?

How important is leaving a legacy when compared to jumpstarting the economy? Maybe President Franklin Roosevelt’s prescription for the Great Depression included the same general public works spending found in the economic recovery bill just signed by President Barack Obama. […]

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Gas Tax Or Mileage Tax?

California’s legislature just dropped a proposal for increasing the gas tax when it approved its budget just a couple of days ago. Meanwhile, Massachusetts is still waiting to see if its proposed gas tax increase will go through.
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