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Oil boom and housing bust alter US spending trends

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WASHINGTON (AP) North Dakotans, enriched by an oil boom, stepped up their spending at triple the national pace in the three years that followed the Great Recession. In Nevada, smacked hard by the housing bust, consumers barely increased their spending.

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Americans spend the most, per person, on housing in Washington, D.C., and the least in West Virginia.

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