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Swedish firm taking over Bush Hog plant, 100 jobs may be saved

June 12th, 2009 12:00 am by JEFF KEELING

TELFORD Swedish engineering is coming to the Washington County Industrial Park, as agriculture equipment maker Bush Hog has found a company to take over production at its Telford plant, a move that could save more than 100 jobs. Selma, Ala.-based

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US households lost $1.33 trillion in net worth in first quarter as stock, home prices fell

June 11th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- American households lost $1.33 trillion of their wealth in the first three months of the year as the recession took a bite out of stock portfolios and dragged down home prices.The Federal Reserve reported Thursday that household net wo

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Appco chain clears last hurdle to sale

June 10th, 2009 12:00 am by Jeff Keeling

GREENEVILLE The Appco convenience store chain cleared its last hurdle to a sale in bankruptcy court Wednesday, drawing praise from every party except the holding company that had steered it into insolvency in the first place.Judge Marsha Parsons unequivo

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Fed survey: recession eased, some regions report improved expectations for business activity

June 10th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The economy's sharp downhill slide eased in the late spring and hopes for future business activity improved, suggesting that the worst of the recession has passed.A Federal Reserve snapshot of economic conditions issued Wednesday found

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