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Automakers recall more than 2M vehicles for faulty air bags

Automakers recall more than 2M vehicles for faulty air bags

January 31st, 2015 12:30 pm by Associated Press

The NHTSA says all of the vehicles covered in Saturday's announcement had already been under a recall for the faulty air bags, but the carmakers' original attempts to fix the defects only worked about 85 percent of the time.

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Tennessee official wants rural areas  to be 'job ready'

Tennessee official wants rural areas to be 'job ready'

January 30th, 2015 11:25 pm by Hank Hayes

New Tennessee Economic Development Commissioner Randy Boyd compared himself Friday to whoever quarterbacks the Denver Broncos after Peyton Manning retires.

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January ends on weak note as stocks sag

January ends on weak note as stocks sag

January 30th, 2015 6:35 pm by Associated Press

"The real issue still is the confusion, the uncertainty around the speed of decline in oil prices and what that means, and the rise in the dollar and what that means for earnings," said Bob Doll, chief equity strategist at Nuveen Asset Management.

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Eastman 2014 report: Five years of earnings growth

Eastman 2014 report: Five years of earnings growth

January 29th, 2015 6:13 pm by Hank Hayes

Sales revenue was $9.5 billion, a 2 percent increase compared with full year 2013. Earnings, excluding non-core or non-recurring items, were $1.64 per diluted share for fourth-quarter 2014 versus $1.35 per diluted share for fourth-quarter 2013.

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Fans snap up caps designed and worn by Seahawks' Lynch

Fans snap up caps designed and worn by Seahawks' Lynch

January 29th, 2015 3:36 pm by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

The two baseball caps Lynch wore this week while answering reporters' questions with single scripted lines have sold out on Lynch's website.

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Obama to seek to bust limits on domestic, defense spending

Obama to seek to bust limits on domestic, defense spending

January 29th, 2015 8:04 am by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

President Barack Obama will seek to bust through spending limits for both domestic and defense programs, negating the effects of across-the-board cuts agreed to by both Democrats and Republicans and signed by Obama into law.

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Dispute with property assessor prompts listing of Ridgefields on  real estate site

Dispute with property assessor prompts listing of Ridgefields on real estate site

January 29th, 2015 12:06 am by Matthew Lane

"It is for sale, but it isn't," said Stan Pace, the owner of Ridgefields. "If someone is willing to buy it for $4.5 million, they can buy it."

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Cabin boys: Students building cabin in Volunteer H.S. carpentry class

Cabin boys: Students building cabin in Volunteer H.S. carpentry class - VIDEO

January 28th, 2015 8:04 pm by Jeff Bobo

Experience is the best teacher. After a year of hands-on construction, several Volunteer High School students have already experienced everything that building a house from the ground up entails.

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California declares electronic cigarettes a health threat

California declares electronic cigarettes a health threat

January 28th, 2015 6:14 pm by Associated Press

New generations of young people will become nicotine addicts if the products remain largely unregulated, California Health Officer Ron Chapman said.

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Stocks fade late as oil dips, Fed gives investors pause

Stocks fade late as oil dips, Fed gives investors pause

January 28th, 2015 5:52 pm by Associated Press

"The market is, on one hand, happy the Fed is saying things look solid, but it means at some point we will get that first rate hike," said Quincy Krosby, market strategist for Prudential Financial.

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