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Kentucky company buying White's supermarket chain

January 19th, 2009 12:00 am by NET News Service

White's Fresh Foods, a 57-year-old supermarket company with 14 area stores and more than 450 employees, has signed a "letter of intent" to sell to Houchens Industries, a Kentucky-based company that runs more than 400 grocery and convenience stores.

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No sign of Florida financier or his clients' millions

January 18th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

In this quaint seaside community, Arthur G. Nadel was looked upon as a trusted and generous philanthropist. The 75-year-old hedge fund manager raked in high returns for his clients but left the luxury cars and the exorbitant lifestyle to others. So confid

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Obama stimulus plan not sure bet to heal economy

January 17th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON Barack Obama and his congressional allies are gambling that the largest public spending program since World War II and a new round of tax cuts will pry the economy from the recession's iron grip and avert another Depression. But what if they'r

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Circuit City to close 567 remaining US stores

January 16th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

The closure of the nation's second-biggest consumer electronics retailer spells more trouble for the nations malls, and is the latest casualty of an unprecedented pullback in consumer spending that has claimed KB Toys, Mervyns LLC and Linens 'N Things.

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Beer sales falling along with economy

January 15th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

MILWAUKEE Even the brewing industry is starting to go flat in the worldwide economic slump.

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Goody's files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

January 14th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

CHICAGO Discount clothing chain Goody's Family Clothing filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Tuesday, the retailer's second such petition in less than a year as it struggles with mounting debt and a staggering drop-off in sales.

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Corker says no regrets about voting against auto bailout

January 13th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

DETROIT The lawmaker from Tennessee met with GM Chief Operating Officer Fritz Henderson behind closed doors at the North American International Auto Show.

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Tax credit to aid in construction of Duffield's Holston Medical Group complex

January 13th, 2009 12:00 am by Wes Bunch

U.S. Rep. Rick Boucher and Holston Medical Group President Dr. Jerry Miller were at Weber City Town Hall Monday to announce a federal tax credit that will assist in the completion of a new health care facility in Duffield.

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Many states' lottery sales are rising in recession

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

Even in these tough economic times, many people are feeling lucky. More than half of all states with lotteries have reported rising sales over the past six months, and some researchers say financial insecurity might be driving people to risk more of their

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