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Economist: Short-term pain, long-term gain

For the first time in years, greater Rochester’s economic recovery is not expected to outpace the growth in the U.S. economy. But, according to Gary Keith, vice president and regional economist at M&T Bank, the long-term economic forecast remains bright ...

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Recovery threatened by student loan debt

WASHINGTON — The federal student loan program seemed like a great idea back in 1965: Borrow to go to college now, pay it back later when you have a job. But many borrowers these days are close to flunking out, ...

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Retailers post strong June sales

NEW YORK — Colossal sales lured consumers into stores last month, but what's going to keep them shopping during the slow economic recovery is anyone's guess. Consumers who were enticed by warmer weather and deep discounts of up to 80 percent on summer merchandise ...

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