2013 In The Economy

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CHICAGO—Assuring you that there was nothing to worry about and not a soul around who would see you, sources confirmed Tuesday that a large piece of chocolate cake was just sitting there and that you should go ahead and take it.

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SEATTLE—Appearing initially in the far corner of the living room and then several minutes later on the threshold between the kitchen and the hallway, local roommate Kelsey Stahl was, by multiple accounts, seen skulking around the edge of a house party Friday like a Victorian ghost child.
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2013 In The Economy

Housing prices rebounded in 2013 and U.S. stock indexes hit all-time highs, though unemployment still held above 7 percent and the recovery from the Great Recession remained tepid. How did the economy affect you this year?

  • “I found five dollars. Yeah, just lying on the street!”

    Herbert Beavers Unemployed
  • “I had about 200,000 jobs in October, so I guess it’s going okay.”

    Ken Davis Welder
  • “Don’t know if this counts, but I lost my dog, bought two more dogs, and then found the first dog.”

    Bonnie Barrigan Physical Therapist


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