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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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Local Realtors Association president applauds extension, expansion of homebuyers' tax credit

November 5th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff and wire report

Northeast Tennessee Association of Realtors President Carla Dunn applauded Congress' decision to extend the $8,000 first-time homebuyer's credit and to offer existing homehomers a new credit to continue stimulus support for the housing recovery.Congress t

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Productivity gains may be bad news for job seekers

November 5th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) Companies across the economy are finding ways to do more with fewer workers, dimming hopes that hiring will take off anytime soon.Employers became leaner and more efficient in the third quarter. Wages, meantime, remain flat or falling. Th

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