Thursday, February 12, 2009

Thursday, February 12, 2009 Good News Posts From Margaret

3 New Tax Changes to Know Before You File

"With April 15 looming, it’s time to think seriously about filling out your 2008 Form 1040. In January, we told you about five favorable changes that could affect your 2008 return. Here are a few more key changes to note."

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Blood Clue May Predict Adult Leukemia

"Scientists may have found an early warning sign of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), the most common form of leukemia in adults."

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The Legacy of Abraham Lincoln

"[Today], Feb. 12, we celebrate the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth. The relatively short history of our nation makes this a particularly momentous milestone. Of all of our leaders after the founders, only Franklin Roosevelt approaches Lincoln’s renown and stature. In poll after poll, historians and political scientists rate Lincoln as one of our greatest presidents, often the greatest. The many op-eds and essays comparing Barack Obama with Lincoln illustrate how large the 16th president continues to loom in American history."

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