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The Tenacity Group is converting a former apartment complex into condominiums in Takoma Park, Md. The condos will have new kitchens with granite counters, 42-inch cabinets and stainless steel appliances.

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Demonstrators march as hold a bunner tha read in Greek, "No to the frugality yes to the employment and to the development" outside of Finance Ministry during an anti-austerity protests in capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010. Anti-austerity demonstrations erupted across Europe to protest the budget-slashing, tax-hiking, pension-cutting austerity plans of European governments seeking to control their debt. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)

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Brian Hall, owner of the Zeppelin airship "Eureka, " and founder of Airship Ventures, Inc., takes photographs as he rides next to the airship's rear window during a flight dedicated to whale research, near San Juan Island, Wash., Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010. Hall is also the CEO of the software company Mark/Space Inc. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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A real estate agent's sign indicates a "new price" for a house in Glendale, Calif., on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

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Robert Fornaro, CEO of AirTran Holdings Inc. (left), and Gary Kelly, his counterpart at Southwest Airlines Co., chat after a news conference at Southwest's headquarters in Dallas on Monday. (Bloomberg)

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FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2010 file photo, Apple CEO Steve Jobs poses in front of an iPad display at an Apple announcement in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, file)

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Southwest Airlines, based in Dallas, said Monday it will buy Orlando, Fla.-based AirTran for about $1.42 billion. (PRNewsFoto/AirTran Airways)

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Barrels at Kings County Distillery in the Brooklyn Borough of New York are used to hold the company's product, though not for very long. King's, which is licensed, sells "white whiskey" in medicine-style bottles labeled simply moonshine. The legal but unaged drink is not as potent as the bootleg whiskey of American folklore. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Kenneth Feinberg, BP oil spill fund administrator, listens to citizen complaints about the system during a town-hall meeting in Orange Beach, Ala., on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010.

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Los Angeles Galaxy's David Beckham looks on during a soccer training session in Carson, Calif., Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010. Beckham's management company says it is taking legal action against a U.S. magazine that published claims the former England captain slept with prostitutes. The company says in a statement the allegations in the weekly In Touch are "completely untrue and totally ridiculous as the magazine was clearly told before publication." (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California (left) speaks during an enrollment ceremony with small-business owners and advocates before signing the Small Business Jobs Act and sending it to President Obama.

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ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS The first Indian showroom for the Italian design house Poltrona Frau is ready for customers before its opening in Mumbai last week as India's luxury market grows.

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Designer Giulio Cappellini, who sold his family's furniture business to Poltrona Frau in 2004, says he wants to cultivate Indian designers as well as customers.

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Patrons gamble at the newly opened SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia. The casino opened its doors Thursday after years of community protests and delays.

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Karen McCalpin, executive director of the Corolla Wild Horse Fund, and herd manger Wesley Stallings watch for some of the descendants of colonial Spanish mustangs. "To me, they're as much a symbol of freedom as the bald eagle," Ms. McCalpin says.

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A truck driver argues with riot police outside the Greek Parliament in Athens, Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010. Truckers strongly oppose government plans to reform their sector and abolish strict licensing rules. (AP Photo/Dimitri Messinis)

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A driver is seen from the mirror of his truck as riot policemen block a highway,west of Athens during a truck drivers protest,on Wednesday, Sept 22, 2010. Truckers strongly oppose government plans to reform their sector and abolish strict licensing rules. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

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A truck lies down in protest in front of riot police offices during a demonstration outside the Greek Parliament in Athens, Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010. Truckers strongly oppose government plans to reform their sector and abolish strict licensing rules. (AP Photo/Dimitri Messinis)

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Motorists are stranded on a highway junction blocked by protesting truck drivers outside the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010. Truckers strongly oppose government plans to reform their sector and abolish strict licensing rules. (AP Photo/Nikolas Giakoumidis)

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Truck drivers are seen during a protest on a highway junction in the outskirts of the northern Greek port city of Thessaloniki, Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010. Truckers strongly oppose government plans to reform their sector and abolish strict licensing rules. (AP Photo / Nikolas Giakoumidis)