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BP, federal government clash over reopening capped oil well

July 18th, 2010 9:57 pm by Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS BP and the Obama administration offered significantly differing views Sunday on whether the capped Gulf of Mexico oil well will have to be reopened, a contradiction that may be an effort by the oil giant to avoid blame if crude starts spew

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Regulations in place for those selling homemade canned goods

July 17th, 2010 6:38 pm by Kevin Castle

Two years ago in Greeneville, organizers of a local farmer's market suspected food items being sold there were being manufactured and packaged in non-regulated conditions.

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Va. regulators increase Appalachian Power rates

July 15th, 2010 11:04 pm by Associated Press

RICHMOND, Va. Virginia regulators on Thursday increased the base rates for Appalachian Power customers, but not as much as the utility had asked.

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Rogers: Eastman growth impacted by U.S. policies

July 14th, 2010 7:35 pm by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Democratic policies coming out of Washington, D.C., could determine where Eastman Chemical Co. decides to grow its businesses for the future. And that could mean more Eastman jobs being created outside of this country rather than here at home.

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More Americans' credit scores sink to new lows

July 12th, 2010 12:00 am by Associated Press

NEW YORK The credit scores of millions more Americans are sinking to new lows.Figures provided by FICO Inc. show that 25.5 percent of consumers nearly 43.4 million people now have a credit score of 599 or below, marking them as poor risks for lenders.

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