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Appalachian Power Co. files to increase rates by 9.6%

April 1st, 2011 4:32 am by Brian Kelley

The Roanoke Times is reporting that Appalachian Power Co. customers in Virginia would see a 9.6 percent increase in their electricity bills under four rate requests filed Thursday with state regulators.

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Tenn. job gains mean 28,000 will lose extended benefits

April 1st, 2011 4:30 am by Bonna Johnson

There's a downside to Tennessee's improving jobs picture, and state officials will deliver the bad news next week.

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Economy gains jobs, unemployment rate falls to two-year low

April 1st, 2011 4:11 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) Businesses likely posted a second straight month of solid job gains in March, as slow but steady economic growth translated into more hiring.

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Supreme Court to hear sex bias lawsuit against Wal-Mart

March 27th, 2011 9:58 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON Christine Kwapnoski hasn't done too badly in nearly 25 years in the Wal-Mart family, making more than $60,000 a year in a job she enjoys most days.

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Green jobs take root in Tennessee

March 26th, 2011 1:48 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE Twenty years ago, Ty Koelker moved from Maryland to Kentucky to work in the South's burgeoning automotive industry.

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For real estate, a giant spring clearance sale

March 26th, 2011 6:04 am by Associated Press

In suburban Chicago, it's paradise to be a homebuyer.At the Millbrook Pointe development in quaint and pristine Wheeling, a $269,000, brick-and-stone townhouse comes with $25,000 in free upgrades, including wood-burning fireplaces, all-stainless steel kit

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