VOL. 123 | NO. 199 | Friday, October 10, 2008
More than 750 participants in the BRIDGES Inc. Work Bridge program have gained jobs over the last year despite an ailing economy, said Renee McCreight, the organization’s vice president for work force development.
Its setting was the geographic center of Tennessee’s political universe.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Bush administration is considering taking part ownership in certain U.S. banks as an option for dealing with a severe global credit crisis.
WASHINGTON (AP) – New applications for unemployment benefits dropped last week from a seven-year high, the Labor Department reported Thursday, though they remain at elevated levels that indicate recession.
In the eight years Mark Norris has been in the state senate, the Collierville Republican has made transportation issues a priority.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A growing budget shortfall for state government reflects a deteriorating economy where Tennesseans are buying less and businesses are struggling to make money.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Federal Reserve's interest rate cut failed to pull down bank-to-bank lending rates Thursday, and the amount of commercial paper in the market fell for the fourth straight week.
NEW YORK (AP) - Oil prices dipped below $87 a barrel Thursday with the downward momentum slowed somewhat by continuing chatter from OPEC nations about an emergency meeting to address the market slide.
SEATTLE (AP) - The Boeing Co. and its striking machinists union have agreed to return to the bargaining table, both sides said Wednesday night.