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Economists see slow growth; odds for new recession or stagflation low

November 22nd, 2010 10:34 am by Associated Press

The pace of the U.S. economic recovery will remain steady but slow in the face of persistently high unemployment and heavy debt burdens, according to a new survey.The National Association for Business Economics survey, set to be released Monday, found eco

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Bras and other clues on the economy can be found at mall

November 22nd, 2010 4:53 am by Associated Press

NEW YORK Attention armchair economists: You don't need spreadsheets to get a handle on how this year's holiday shopping season is going. Just keep an eye on sales of push-up bras.You read that right. Retail analyst John Morris says that if we see brisk s

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Entrepreneur to share his story at the 2010 Annual KOSBE Awards

November 20th, 2010 2:11 pm by Sharon Hayes

A little known telecommunications company called Pegasus took up a U.S. Department of Defense challenge and went to work, developing a system that would block enemy forces from detonating bombs using a cell phone or other device from a distance. The idea

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TVA triples its chief executive's salary, gives staff bonuses averaging more than $6,900

November 20th, 2010 11:25 am by Associated Press

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Valley Authority more than tripled the pay of its chief executive and will give employees bonuses averaging more than $6,900.

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Drug company paid top athletes to attract doctors

November 20th, 2010 9:26 am by Marian Wang, ProPublica

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Darvon, Darvocet painkillers pulled from U.S. market

November 20th, 2010 8:37 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON Although still in wide use more than a half-century after introduction, Darvon and Darvocet and their generic counterparts are easily replaceable, pain management experts said Friday after the Food and Drug Administration asked that the popula

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Risk of foreclosure dips, but remains elevated

November 19th, 2010 1:43 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) The number of Americans at risk of foreclosure improved slightly over the summer but hardly enough to suggest the crisis in the housing market is close to over.The Mortgage Bankers Association said Thursday about 9.1 percent of homeowners h

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Japanese company announces $30 million Washington County Industrial Park expansion

November 19th, 2010 4:35 am by Kate Prahlad

Koyo Corp. of USA, a Japanese company located in the Washington County Industrial Park, will immediately begin construction on a more than $30 million expansion of its manufacturing plant, company officials announced Thursday.The 61,000-square-foot projec

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Rise in factory production lifts hopes for economy

November 17th, 2010 5:08 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) After leading the economy out of recession last year and then flagging over the summer, manufacturers might be getting a second wind.Factories boosted their output in October by the most since July, the Federal Reserve said Tuesday. Its r

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