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Tuesday, February 24, 2009 10:11 PM

9:20 p.m. "We have known for decades that our survival depends on finding new sources of energy. Yet we import more oil today than ever before." According to the Energy Information Administration, the official keeper of energy stats for the U.S. Department of Energy, oil imports to the U.S. fell through 2008 and demand is projected to continue to fall through 2009. --Frank Ahrens 9:23 p.m. "Over the next two years, this plan will save or create 3.5 million jobs." That was the estimate for the size of the stimulus package President Obama asked for of more than $830 billion. But as the package was whittled down in Congress to $787 billion, Mark Zandi, chief economist for Moody's, and other outside analysts have lowered their projections to just more than 2 million jobs saved or created. --Frank Ahrens 9:27 p.m. "You should also know that the money you've deposited

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