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Jobs reports push US stocks higher at the open

July 7th, 2011 9:57 am by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) Better news on jobs is driving stocks higher at the opening of trading.

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Obama to extend help for unemployed homeowners to 12 months

July 7th, 2011 5:06 am by Staff Report

USA Today is reporting that the Obama administration is trying to make it easier for homeowners who lose their jobs to keep their homes.

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Haslam: Online sales tax legislation may scare off Amazon

July 7th, 2011 4:59 am by Chas Sisk

The lawmaker who proposed taxing online retailers with facilities in Tennessee says he would consider phasing in his plan, but Gov. Bill Haslam says even that could hurt plans for Amazon to build more distribution centers in the state.State Sen. Randy McN

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Judge rules against bank in foreclosure suit

July 7th, 2011 4:28 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) A federal bankruptcy judge in Nashville has ordered the sale of a flood victim's home after the lender refused to foreclose, in what legal observers say is a first-of-its-kind ruling.

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Auto industry, seeing new life, is on hiring spree

July 6th, 2011 3:11 pm by Associated Press

DETROIT (AP) Volkswagen opened a plant in Tennessee last month with 2,000 workers. Honda is hiring 1,000 in Indiana to meet demand for its best-selling Civic. General Motors is looking for 2,500 in Detroit to build the Chevy Volt.

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Oil stays below $97 a barrel

July 6th, 2011 1:48 pm by Associated Press

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