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Want to earn $10-12 an hour? Be a 'Foreclosure Department Supervisor'

November 6th, 2010 8:41 am by Marian Wang, ProPublica

For years, banks and other companies handling foreclosures have turned to cheap labor to process the growing volume of foreclosures. At JPMorgan Chase, they were called "Burger King kids"walk-in workers hired to handle foreclosure proceedings. Many barely

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BAE bids to operate Army ammunition plant in Southwest Va.

November 5th, 2010 10:53 am by Associated Press

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) BAE Systems Ordnance Systems is making a bid to operate the government-owned Radford Army Ammunition Plant in Montgomery and Pulaski counties.BAE spokesman Neil Franz told The Roanoke Times that the company believes its proposal provide

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Stocks inch higher, helped by strong jobs report

November 5th, 2010 10:27 am by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) Stocks are opening with slight gains after a strong jobs report in October gave investors another reason to be hopeful about the economy.The gains early Friday put the Dow Jones industrial average on track to extend a five-day rally that br

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Eastman increasing cellulose triacetate capacity

November 3rd, 2010 12:26 pm by Associated Press

KINGSPORT, Tenn. Eastman Chemical Co. has announced plans to add production of cellulose triacetate at its Kingsport site.The material is used in the liquid crystal display industry in the manufacture of polarizer films for computers, televisions, monito

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Freddie Mac posts $4.1 billion loss for Q3

November 3rd, 2010 9:56 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac on Wednesday posted a narrower loss of $4.1 billion in the July-September quarter.The government-controlled mortgage buyer also asked for an additional $100 million in federal aid, substantially less than the $1

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Tennessee rated second best business climate in the nation

November 2nd, 2010 3:56 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Site Selection magazine has chosen Tennessee the nation's second best state for business climate.The publication's November issue lists North Carolina No. 1. Tennessee was No. 5 a year ago.

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Decision on extending Bush tax cuts pretty much up to Obama

November 1st, 2010 12:06 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON Will Congress extend the Bush tax cuts into 2011 in the weeks after Tuesday's election or let the automatic increase start cutting into most people's paychecks early next year?

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