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Car buyers to find fewer hot deals

September 1st, 2010 4:54 am by Associated Press

DETROIT For years, Americans shopping for cars were treated to all sorts of deals and incentives, especially at the end of summer. Think Cash for Clunkers, which paid up to $4,500, or promotions that offered employee discounts to everyone.Those days are

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Entrepreneurs see opportunity in recession

August 31st, 2010 11:13 am by Associated Press

Yes, the economy is struggling. But some entrepreneurs still have energy, dreams and drive, developing ideas, opening storefronts, starting businesses and finding ways to succeed amid the deep recession.Today, Deborah Dower is her own boss. She'd been the

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Key gauge says stocks are dirt cheap now

August 29th, 2010 11:08 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK With the market down three weeks in a row, investors are understandably grim. But there is a silver lining: Stocks are looking almost as cheap as last year when prices hit 12-year lows at least according to Wall Street analysts.

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Thieves being injured, killed while trying to steal copper from electric utilities

August 28th, 2010 3:46 pm by Sharon Hayes

In 2007, a father and son in Radford, Va., were electrocuted while allegedly trying to steal copper pipe from air conditioning units on top of an abandoned manufacturing plant.

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Economy slows to 1.6 percent as trade gap widens

August 27th, 2010 5:46 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) The economy grew at a much slower pace this spring than previously estimated, mostly due to the largest surge in imports in 26 years and a slower buildup in inventories.The Commerce Department says the nation's gross domestic product the

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How banks' self-dealing super-charged the financial crisis

August 27th, 2010 5:32 am by Jake Bernstein and Jesse Eisinger ProPublic

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Unemployment report shows more jobs in Kingsport, Johnson City, Bristol

August 27th, 2010 4:35 am by Don Fenley

Employers in Kingsport, Johnson City and Bristol added jobs during July, pushing unemployment rates down in all three cities. The number of people working in all three cities was at an 18-month high. According to the state report, 17,620 people had jo

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