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Study: Recessions can postpone motherhood forever
When the economy tanks, women have fewer babies. But what happens in the following years, when conditions improve?
Report: Gambling industry paid out $38B in taxes
Gambling officials say the industry paid out a jackpot-worthy $38 billion in federal, state and local taxes in 2013.
US consumer spending up 0.5 percent in August
Americans boosted spending by a healthy amount in August, with about half of the increase coming from auto sales. Income rose by a modest amount.
Unemployment rates rise in 24 US states in August
Unemployment rates rose in nearly half of U.S. states in August, even as employers in two-thirds of the states added jobs.
Gauge of US economy edges up 0.2 percent in August
A gauge designed to predict the economy's future health rose in August but at a much slower pace than in July.
US stock market closes mostly lower
The U.S. stock market is closing mostly lower, pulled down by a fall in Apple and other technology companies.
Fed survey finds moderate growth across the US
A Federal Reserve survey shows the U.S. economy strengthening in all regions in July and August in areas from consumer spending to auto sales to tourism.
US stocks edge lower at midday after early rise
The U.S. stock market is slipping after an early rise brought on reports of a cease-fire agreement in Ukraine.
Ford's US sales flat in August
Ford's U.S. sales were flat in August as slowing pickup truck sales masked gains elsewhere.
US factory orders up record 10.5 percent in July
Business orders for U.S. factory goods shot up by a record amount in July, reflecting a surge in demand in the volatile category of commercial aircraft.
GM reports 1.2 percent August sales decline
General Motors says its U.S. sales fell 1.2 percent last month as rising truck and SUV sales couldn't offset falling car sales.
Stocks open higher after Ukraine cease-fire deal
U.S. stocks are opening higher, tracking European markets that jumped following an apparent cease-fire deal in Ukraine.
US construction spending up 1.8 percent in July
U.S. construction spending staged a strong rebound in July, rising by the largest amount in more than two years. All major categories of construction showed gains in an encouraging sign that spending on building projects will help boost the economy in the second half of this year.
Volkswagen's ripple effect throughout Chattanooga
"Based on our analysis we see an additional 3,600 new jobs beyond the two thousand direct," according to the Chattanooga Chamber. Video Video
Agricultural Grant, Economic Growth for Bledsoe County
Governor Bill Haslam makes a big announcement for Bledsoe County. Video Video
Mayor Berke's Year In Review
Mayor Berke's first State of the City address. Video Video
Alstom Furloughs Workers Among Push For Industry Changes
Alstom Furloughs 335 workers for nearly one month. Video Video
Update on the Chattanooga Area Economy
You've heard that Chattanooga and Hamilton county escaped much of the lingering recession by bringing-in new industry, and creating jobs. Although things are generally good, there are some trouble spots along the way.
Ooltewah's Cambridge Square Keeps up with Area Growth
Ooltewah residents no longer have to travel 30 minutes for a downtown experience. Video Video
Chattanooga's T.J. Gentle Meets with Obama
Chattanooga CEO speaks to Obama on behalf of small businesses during the shutdown. Video Video
Entertainment News
Report: Amanda Bynes arrested for DUI
Embattled actress Amanda Bynes was back behind bars on Sunday morning after she was reportedly arrested on suspicion of DUI in Los Angeles.
Mary-Louise Parker writing unique autobiography
Actress Mary-Louise Parker is set to lift the lid on her drama-filled love life in her first memoir.
Jason Derulo dismisses baby reports
Jason DeRulo has fired back at reports suggesting an unplanned pregnancy was behind his split from singer Jordin Sparks.
Ray Davies says he will not retire
The Kinks star Ray Davies has vowed to keep working for as long as he can because he fears he will "fall apart" if he retires.

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