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Over the past decade, Shaw Industries has cut its energy use by 25 percent -- and its peak electricity demand by more than 40 percent -- through both production changes and cutbacks.

WASHINGTON — The agency responsible for safety on the nation’s roads was years late in detecting a deadly problem with General Motors cars and lacks the expertise to oversee increasingly complex vehicles, congressional Republicans charged in a report Tuesday.

WASHINGTON — The Social Security Administration has resumed mailing statements to workers letting them know the estimated benefits they will get when they retire, the agency announced Tuesday.

UPS plans to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers to help with package deliveries during the busy holiday season. The Atlanta company said Tuesday that the positions will include package sorters, loaders, delivery helpers and drivers.

MEMPHIS — FedEx says it will raise U.S. rates for express, ground and home-delivery shipments by an average of 4.9 percent in January.

Chattanooga’s economic recovery is at a crossroads.

Metropolitan Chattanooga has the highest share of employees who work at foreign-owned businesses.

Chattanooga Airport, riding a strong tailwind of business travel, is on course to set a new all-time record for annual passenger boardings that has stood for more than two decades, officials said Monday.

A new lawsuit claims that a city board under fire for holding secret meetings has run afoul of Tennessee's Sunshine Law because it again met secretly to discuss how to deal with previous violations.

Chattanooga Airport will offer EPB's gigabit Internet service to airline passengers within the next few weeks.

The owners came to Chattanooga from Kansas City where they worked in other food service jobs and, for now, are working their consulting business out of their homes.

More than two thirds of professionals surveyed said that their ability to perform their jobs would suffer if they had to work without drinking any coffee that day.

The union that represents musicians of the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera has signed a new 2-year contract that provides a 2 percent wage increase with no cuts in the size or scope of the orchestra.

Tom Glenn lounged on a gray sofa in his father's now-unoccupied office, and there were a few trinkets on the table before him: nothing more than made-by-the-thousands promotional merchandise, if you didn't know better.

Japanese delegation floored by Chattanooga manufacturer

Praters takes athletic floor business around the world

From a nondescript warehouse and factory in Chattanooga, John Prater has laid the foundation for what is taking center court on the world stage.

  • Sept. 13th, 2014  |
  • By Staff Writer

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