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Old 11-07-2008, 08:18 PM
 
Location: Houston, Tx
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Texas is doing just fine thank you. Yes they are scaling back a little but this is mostly because of all the unsurity.
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Old 11-08-2008, 11:46 AM
 
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Tom Dot- great map, sums it up well. Its amazing how once thriving economies like NC and FL are now some of the hardest hit my the recession.
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Old 11-08-2008, 12:21 PM
 
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I just wonder why they have the abbreviation for Alaska as "AL", when it's AK.
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Old 11-08-2008, 02:39 PM
 
Location: IN
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This is from late October:


What started as a recession in just a few states has now spread to 27 with another 14 states near recession, according to Mark Zandi, chief economist and co-founder of Moody's Economy.com.
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Well, it looks like my area is doing well. New Hampshire and Massachusetts are showing an expansion in economic growth.
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Old 11-08-2008, 03:49 PM
 
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I just wonder why they have the abbreviation for Alaska as "AL", when it's AK.
Alaska, Alabama... Virtually the same, right?
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Old 11-08-2008, 09:33 PM
 
Location: Alabama!
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I just wonder why they have the abbreviation for Alaska as "AL", when it's AK.
'Cause they're ignorant.
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Old 11-09-2008, 10:27 AM
 
Location: IN
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Missouri and Kansas aren't doing too hot, from what I've seen.
Both of those states feel economic downturns in a more severe fashion compared with to Nebraska and the Dakotas.
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