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Obama: Consumers lose if financial overhaul repealed

October 23rd, 2010 10:26 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama says consumers would lose if Republicans regain power in Congress and try to roll back his hard-won Wall Street overhaul.

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Toyota recalling 1.53 million cars

October 21st, 2010 4:50 am by Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) Toyota Motor Corp. said Thursday it is recalling 1.53 million Lexus, Avalon and other models, mostly in the U.S. and Japan, for brake fluid and fuel pump problems.Toyota will call back about 740,000 cars in the U.S. for repairs and 599,000 in

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Nation's slow-growth economic area includes Tri-Cities

October 21st, 2010 3:40 am by Associated Press

The U.S. economy grew unevenly in early fall, with more than half of the regions in the country expanding modestly while others struggled to grow. A survey by the Federal Reserve released Wednesday found that seven of the Fed's 12 regions reported mode

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Kingsport foreclosure filings post big Sept. increase

October 20th, 2010 1:04 pm by Don Fenley

Foreclosure filings in Kingsport more than doubled during September ending six months of steady declines.The increase coincided with a national increase that RealtyTrac CEO James Saccacio said probably wouldn't last. His opinion was based, in part, on sev

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Market woes threaten quality of U.S. beef

October 20th, 2010 4:25 am by Associated Press

AINSWORTH, Neb. In this Great Plains ranching town, cowboys still lasso steers as part of their daily routine and cattle producers such as Bob Sears still take pride in the long tradition of raising American beef. But Sears and many other ranchers say

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Banks unlikely to quell foreclosure-document mess

October 20th, 2010 4:18 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) Big lenders are trying to move past the foreclosure-document mess, saying they're now confident their paperwork is accurate.Yet they face so much organized resistance that they can't just snap up their briefcases, declare the crisis over

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Bank of America starts thaw in foreclosure freeze

October 19th, 2010 4:24 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) The pace of U.S. home foreclosures may not slow much after all.Bank of America said Monday that it plans to resume seizing more than 100,000 homes in 23 states next week. It said it has a legal right to foreclose despite accusations that

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Canada-U.S. pipeline on hold amid oil's recent woes

October 17th, 2010 11:48 pm by Associated Press

BISMARCK, N.D. The steel is staged, and crews are waiting to lay the last and most expensive leg of TransCanada Corp.'s multibillion-dollar pipeline network that would carry Canadian oil to refineries along the Gulf Coast.

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