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Say Goodbye To The Canadian Penny
Most Americans are familiar with the Canadian Penny - especially in this part of the country:  They tend to turn up in your loose change at the convenience store and then your bank won't accept them.   New legislation in Canada will reduce the amount of these coins you see.
U.S. Government To Change Penny And Nickel Coin Composition
With both the 1-cent penny and 5-cent nickel costing more than double it's face value to mint, the United States government is looking to make changes and save some money.
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner outlined how his department will find savings, including $286 million in the next fiscal year, by…