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Tri-Cities labor market analysis shows no end to recession

November 10th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

ETSU economists Steb Hipple's says that despite encouraging national economic news his third quarter labor market analysis for the Tri-Cities shows no end to the recession.Driven by continuing job losses in manufacturing and construction, area employment

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'Call of Duty' bringing gamers out in platoons

November 9th, 2009 12:00 am by Kevin Castle

Just after midnight Monday, World War III broke out in the Model City, and several people were in line to witness it, box it up, and take it home.

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Worried consumers continue shying away from taking on new debt

November 9th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

Consumers borrowed less for a record eighth straight month in September amid rising unemployment and tight credit conditions. Economists worry the declines in borrowing will drag on the fledgling recovery.The Federal Reserve said Friday that borrowing fel

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House health care reform bill may be dead on arrival in the Senate

November 8th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

The glow from a health care triumph faded quickly for President Barack Obama on Sunday as Democrats realized the bill they fought so hard to pass in the House has nowhere to go in the Senate.

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House narrowly passes health care reform bill

November 8th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

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Area hospital systems worried about future if economy doesn't improve

November 7th, 2009 12:00 am by Jeff Keeling, Johnson City Press

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Banks increasing credit card interest rates

November 7th, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

Have you checked your credit card statements lately? You should. Credit card companies are hiking interest rates on unsuspecting customers across the country in some cases doubling rates at a time when many consumers are struggling to make ends meet.

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Unemployment rate tops 10 percent for first time since 1983; 190,000 jobs lost in October

November 6th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The unemployment rate has surpassed 10 percent for the first time since 1983 - and is likely to go higher.Nearly 16 million people can't find jobs even though the worst recession since the Great Depression has apparently ended. The Labo

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