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Watts Bar may not help TVA meet EPA carbon limits

Public power leaders urge change in federal carbon counts

The Tennessee Valley Authority is cutting in half the share of power it gets from coal-fired power plants and should reduce its carbon emissions from its peak levels by nearly 40 percent by 2020.

• Get a Job — Ooltewah High School Monday from 7:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. at Ooltewah High School, 6123 Mountain View Road. Get A Job instructs 10th graders on the finer points of interviewing, completing job applications, dressing for success and other topics of importance for the 21st century workforce.

CUPERTINO, Calif. — Apple unveiled a thinner iPad Thursday with a faster processor and a better camera as it tries to drive excitement for tablets amid slowing demand. The company also released an update to its Mac operating system and introduced a high-resolution iMac model that might appeal to heavy watchers of television over the Internet.

After four consecutive months of rising unemployment, the jobless rate dropped last month in both Tennessee and Georgia as the number of new jobless claims sank nationwide last week to a 14-year low.

Chattanooga's 125-year-old Mountain City Club is slated to undergo one of the biggest remakes in a generation as it aims to woo younger members.

An EPA plan to regulate carbon emissions from fossil fuel power plants will boost electricity rates by up to 18 percent in Tennessee, according to a study prepared by a business group funded by the coal, railroad and manufacturing industries.

Amazon hiring several thousand in Tennessee

Chattanooga, Charleston centers to add workers for holidays

Amazon is firing up its hiring for the holidays, with its Chattanooga and Charleston, Tenn., distribution centers slated to land their share of several thousand seasonal jobs the online retailer is creating in the Volunteer State.

A former executive of Chattanooga's biggest bank is moving to America's biggest bank to expand its commercial lending and investment services in East Tennessee.

However you feel about the Parkway Towers building, here's your chance to do something about it.

There will be significantly fewer peanuts pulled from the ground in eastern New Mexico this harvest season because of lingering fallout from the bankruptcy and sale of a peanut-processing plant that was at the heart of a 2012 salmonella outbreak and nationwide recall.

Construction of a new Chickamauga Lock could be revived next year if Congress includes an industry-backed plan to raise the fuel tax on barges as part of the spending measures set to be reviewed next month when legislators return to Washington after the Nov. 4 elections.

A Chattanooga food service packaging plant has unveiled its second expansion in two years, boosting its announced investment to about $33 million as its latest addition creates 40 new jobs.

Recognizing a lack of understanding and a lack of confidence when it comes to 3-D printing, Nashville-based NovaCopy is launching a solution that could help teach consumers, as well as spur sales of its high-tech printers.

If you're a driver, a shipper or an airline, low oil prices sure feel nice. But there are downsides to the recent plunge in oil prices -- for the oil industry and for the economy.

The Chattanooga law firm of Miller & Martin PLLC has formed a crisis management practice to serve the needs of businesses and organizations throughout all of its markets.

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