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Homeowners use 'show me the note' to fight foreclosure

December 21st, 2010 4:02 am by Staff Report

According to a USA Today report Steven and Tamara Gewecke are three years behind on their mortgage payments, but they've fought off foreclosure.The couple refinanced in 2006 to start a business. It failed. Debts mounted. The Geweckes went bankrupt and fai

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THP trooper who claims he was demoted because he was a Republican wins appeal

December 21st, 2010 3:50 am by Brian Haas

A Tennessee Highway Patrol lieutenant who said he was demoted because he is a Republican can continue his discrimination lawsuit against the agency, a federal appeals court ruled Monday. The suit, filed in 2007 by Lt. Robert Eckerman, had been dismisse

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Facebook ramping up big E-commerce drive

December 20th, 2010 4:49 am by Staff Report

According to BusinessWeek Facebook is ramping up efforts to entice companies such as Delta Air Lines (DAL) and J.C. Penney (JCP) to sell wares on its pages and convert more of its 500 million users into online shoppers.Managers at the Palo Alto (Calif.)-b

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A messy reality behind the unemployment numbers

December 20th, 2010 4:46 am by Staff Report

BusinessWeek is reporting that among the many statistics that economic policymakers look to, none matters more than the "jobs number," and 2010 was the year it refused to drop. Today the national unemployment rate hovers near where it began the year, just

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Nation gets a 'ringside seat' to total lunar eclipse

December 20th, 2010 4:30 am by Staff Report

USA Today is reporting that if you step outside late tonight into early Tuesday morning, you may notice the moon looks like a luminous rotten orange. It's a total lunar eclipse that will be visible to everyone in North and Central America, including Alask

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GOP lawmakers want more disclosure of business deals

December 20th, 2010 4:03 am by Chas Sisk

GOP lawmakers want to know how millions in tax breaks and incentives will be used before they vote. State officials are taking steps to improve oversight over two government offices responsible for much of Tennessee's recruitment of business and indust

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Listen up ladies, AARP offers 7 tips to bagging a younger man and becoming a cougar

December 18th, 2010 5:24 pm by Staff Report

According to the American Association of Retired People, you've been living under a rock, you no doubt know that the term "cougar" no longer just applies to dangerous mountain lions. Now it's all about older women who hook up with younger men: Demi Moore,

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