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New York City Mayor Bloomberg’s job creation math called “puffery” by the city’s Comptroller.

Governor Schwarzenegger holds a garage sale.

Tree-cutting penalties waved for Potomac, Maryland parochial school in exchange for scholarships and environmental curriculum.

Federal aid now flowing to New Orleans boosting rebuilding.

“Seized”: New York’s tax authorities working to collect delinquent sales taxes from businesses. To date, 69 businesses auctioned off.