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Payrolls increase but pace of hiring remains sluggish

...campaign. Companies, keeping a close eye on profit margins, are still showing caution in hiring as they cope with high energy bills and soaring health-care costs for workers, economists said. "The economy is recovering, but it is still difficult...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/05/bus_441852.shtml
Business
Natural gas markets undergo turbulent transition

...boosting profits and stock prices. Yet it has come at the expense of homeowners and industrial users, who could see high energy bills for several more years. Longer term, however, America will gain access to vast international supplies that should...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/15/bus_391695.shtml
Business
Strategies for dealing with credit card debt

...people grapple with their holiday bills, she said. More people seem to be in trouble this year, she added, because high energy bills have squeezed their budgets more than usual. An important first step in dealing with credit card debt is to take...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/30/fin_50479.shtml
Finance
Last chance chores - before winter

...lines and orifices. This time of year is our last chance to paint and caulk exterior windows and doors to reduce high energy bills. Paint won't cure when it's too cold outside. And nothing (paint or caulk) sticks to a wet surface. This...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/18/liv_434769.shtml
Life & style
News you can use

...home's energy efficiency. The environmental protection agency Web site addresses, from window condensation to high energy bills. www.epa.gov/hhiptool/ HOPPER CONTROL Get rid of grasshoppers the organic way. For small infestations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/15/met_348681.shtml
Metro
Consumer confidence holds steady over past month

...other important economic developments. Last Friday, the government reported that America's employers, hit by high energy bills, added just 110,000 jobs in March, the fewest in eight months. It was less than half of the 243,000 new jobs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/09/bus_449750.shtml
Business
Save on Energy Bills

Georgia Power has some tips to prevent high energy bills in the coming months.Cool kitchen tips:-Use pots and pans that match the size of the burners on your stove. This allows more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/latina-emerson/2010-06-04/save-en
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