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Tennessee’s health rate ranks low amongst other states

BC-TN–Editorial Rdp/1004 Tennessee editorial roundup The Associated Press Recent editorials from Tennessee newspapers: Oct. 21 Jackson (Tenn.) Sun on a healthier Tennessee goal of new foundation: Tennessee consistently ranks near the bottom when it comes to the overall health of the state’s residents. From obesity to smoking-related illnesses to diabetes, ...

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Some States Will Reopen National Parks

AP-US-Shutdown-National-Parks/993 Some states reopen nat’l parks; others eye options MICHELLE L. PRICE, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Obama administration’s willingness to reopen national parks shuttered by the government shutdown came with a big caveat: States must foot the bill with money they likely won’t see again. So ...

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Q&A About the Defecit Debate

AP-US-Deficit-Q&A/1264 Obama, GOP talks leading back to deficit debate JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Suddenly it’s about the deficits. As a deal moves toward ending the partial government shutdown, raising the nation’s line of credit, and abandoning the drive to upend the 3-year-old health care law, Washington’s attention ...

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Enterprise Holdings to hire 11,000

APNewsBreak: Enterprise Holdings to hire 11,000 JIM SALTER, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) — Enterprise Holdings told The Associated Press on Wednesday that it plans to hire 11,000 new workers by the middle of next year, thanks to the success of its trio of car rental companies. The hiring, expected ...

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Stocks slip after US hiring report disappoints

AP-US-Wall-Street/788 Stocks slip after US hiring report disappoints STEVE ROTHWELL, AP Markets Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Weak hiring and worries about a protracted government shutdown pushed the U.S. stock market lower Wednesday. U.S. businesses added 166,000 jobs last month, payroll company ADP said Wednesday, a level consistent with only ...

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