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INTEREST WANES The traders who once polished his halo vented their discontent last week when U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan trimmed interest rates for the seventh time this year. Stocks plummeted the day of the cut, viewed as too little, too late to help the U.S. economy

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"Who ever thought crime would go down? Who ever thought we would run out of inmates?"
TIM MUNROE,
New York corrections officer, on a declining U.S. prison population that threatens jailhouse layoffs

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