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Small businesses' credit card rates now 13.7% higher; Congress asked to intervene

May 20th, 2010 4:44 am by Staff Report

USA Today is reporting that new evidence that banks have sharply increased rates for small-business credit cards has rekindled calls for Congress to intervene.Over the past six months, American Express, Bank of America, Capital One, Citi and Wells Fargo h

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GOP plan cuts $16.1 million fish hatchery in House speaker's district

May 20th, 2010 4:40 am by Andy Sher

NASHVILLE -- Republican legislative leaders want to strip $25.5 million in one-time contingency funding for seven projects from the state budget, according to a schedule outlining Senate Republicans' ideas.The list includes a $16.1 million fish hatchery t

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Tenn. AG says voter citizenship bill would violate federal law

May 20th, 2010 4:35 am by Chas Sisk

Legislation that requires new voters to show proof of citizenship when they register would violate a federal law meant to get more people to vote, the state attorney general said in an opinion released Wednesday. A voter-registration bill that has clea

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Gatlinburg swindler admits to deceiving investors

May 20th, 2010 4:29 am by Jim Balloch

Gatlinburg swindler Dennis Bolze, hoping to reduce the prospect of at least 27 years in prison, admitted Wednesday that he deliberately deceived investors, but never targeted senior citizens or otherwise vulnerable investors.Assistant U.S. Attorney Trey H

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Carter deputies seize moonshine still on Roan Mountain

May 19th, 2010 10:48 pm by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON A 50-gallon moonshine still is the latest discovery made by the Carter County Sheriff's Department during a crackdown on illegal activity in the mountainous area north of U.S. Highway 19E in Roan Mountain.The discovery of the still was made

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