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RECESSION. A re-grant: the act of returning the title of a country to a government which formerly held it, by one which has it at the time; as the recession of Louisiana, which took place by the treaty between France and Spain, of October 1, 1800. See 2 White's Coll. 516.

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The findings show the "heightened importance" of drinking as a risk factor for suicide among men during economic downturns, according to the researchers.
Jonathan Walker, head of member relations at the North East Chamber of Commerce, said: "It is incredibly sad to see a company that has been based on Tyneside for 280 years cease operating due to the impact of the economic downturn.
Jonathan Walker, head of member relations at the North East Chamber of Commerce, said: "It is incredibly sad to see a company that has been based on Tyneside for 280 years cease operating due to the impact of the global economic downturn and our sympathies lie with the nine employees of Stephenson Clarke Shipping Ltd.
However, 66% of Yorkshire workers have either never done unpaid overtime or have done none since the beginning of the economic downturn - the second best figure in the country behind workers in the North East.
The current economic downturn, said Hu, is more moderate in the speed and extent than the previous one but will last longer, due to three reasons.
In comparison, the economic downturn period in 2008-09 was associated with a less significant decline in the job-finding rate.
The West Midlands Select Committee, led by Birmingham MP Richard Burden (Lab, Northfield), quizzed councillors, business leaders, trade union officials and managers at the Citizens Advice Bureau to try to find out how the economic downturn had hit ordinary people.
The Wrexham CAB team has done 'sterling work' for the people of the town during the economic downturn, said Wrexham's Assembly Member Lesley Griffiths.
2 December 2009 - The global economic downturn has been blamed for a profit warning issued by Global Bio-Chem Technology Group Company Ltd.
Southern New Hampshire University included credit unions in a series of Webinars on the economic downturn to find out how the financial institutions are managing to fare during the current banking crisis.
WASHINGTON -- Online retailers have fared better than some of their brick-and-mortar counterparts in the current economic downturn, according to a recent survey.
Summary: Small firms are still suffering from the effects of the recession, with few signs that the economic downturn had lifted for them.

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