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Congress takes steps to bolster pension plans

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. House on Dec. 14 approved legislation to reduce the deficit of the federal government's pension insurer and to pressure companies into fully funding their pension obligations. ..

Federal report raises fear that asbestos fund is inadequate for victims

By Mark Gruenberg
PAI Staff Writer

Construction instruction part of new Lawrence Tech center

Lesson plans are carried out every day in the nation's school buildings - but the new Alfred Taubman Student Services Center building will actually be part of the curriculum for instructors at Lawrence Technological University in Southfield. ..

The world's economic race to the bottom goes through China

By Thomas I. Palley
Special to Press Associates

New Wal-Mart meets resistance from Flint area trades

Wal-Mart's latest foray into construction of a new store in Michigan is meeting with a resounding thud in Vienna Twp., north of Flint area. ..

Wal-Mart's P.R. effort can't mask lousy deal for taxpayers

By Andrew Korfhage ..

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