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How California has fared since the recession

The U.S. economy now has more jobs than before the recession, but not all states have seen equal growth. California is about in the middle of the pack, with 0.4% growth since 2008.

Update: GM recalls 7.6 million cars for ignition switches

The latest recalls involve mainly older midsize cars and bring GM's total number of recalls this year to over 28 million. Earlier it was announced GM would not limit the amount it would pay to families of crash victims.

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