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First-Time Homebuyer Credit Closing Deadline Extended

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The deadline for the completion of qualifying First-Time Homebuyer Credit purchases has been extended. Taxpayers who entered into a binding contract before the end of April now have until Sept. 30, 2010 to close on the home.

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Dear EarthTalk: Within my lawn I have over 100 citrus, mango and avocado trees. When I use Scott’s Bonus S Weed and Feed, am I feeding my new fruit any poison? Will the weed killer be taken up by the fruit? — Richard Weissman, Miami, FL