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Republicans divided on how to replace health care overhaul law

September 19th, 2010 11:51 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON Republicans are promising to repeal and replace President Barack Obama's health care overhaul if they win control of Congress. But with what? Not even they know.

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Seniors seeking to get back into the job market

September 18th, 2010 2:47 pm by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT The woman wanted to talk, but didn't want to give her name as tears welled up in her eyes. "I lost my husband, and both children don't live here anymore. It's pretty lonely," said the woman. We'll call her June.

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Eastman ups earnings estimate

September 16th, 2010 10:23 am by Sharon Hayes

Business is apparently better than expected at Eastman Chemical Co.The Kingsport-based business announced Thursday it expects higher earnings in the third quarter and full year than it previously projected.

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Aug. foreclosure notices for Tr-Cities region up 5.9%; national increase is 4%

September 16th, 2010 4:57 am by Don Fenley

The number of homes receiving a foreclosure notice in the Tri-Cities area increased 5.9 percent during August. The national monthly increase was 4 percent.According to Web-based real estate firm RealtyTrac, the number of filings decreased in Washington an

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Homeowner offer tips for getting loan modifications

September 15th, 2010 2:08 pm by Srinivas Rao ProPublica

ProPublica asked a simple question of more than 700 homeowners dealing with the administration's mortgage modification program: Knowing what you know now, what tips would you give someone who's struggling with a mortgage payment?Their advice: Get help, s

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August retail sales best increase in 5 months, deflates rumors of double-dip recession

September 14th, 2010 12:21 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) Retail sales rose in August by the largest amount in five months, adding to evidence that a late spring economic swoon was temporary and not the start of another recession.Retail sales increased 0.4 percent last month, the Commerce Depart

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