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Charlotte Residents React to Federal Plan to Stimulate Economy

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(1/28/08) President Bush is expected to tout his plans for boosting the U.S. economy tonight in has final State of the Union address. The proposal calls for sending a rebate check ranging from $600 to $1,200 to nearly every American taxpayer. Government officials hope people will spend that money and fuel a rebound in the faltering economy. But it seems many in Charlotte have other plans for the money. WFAE's Julie Rose spoke with Charlotte residents enjoying lunch in the University area today. Tune to WFAE 90.7fm tonight at 9 for live coverage of the State of the Union address.