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Consumer Reports unveils Naughty & Nice shopping list

Just in time for the holiday shopping season, Consumer Reports has come out with its first “Naughty & Nice Holiday List,” which highlights some of the best and worse corporate shopping policies.

ME_SANTA_001.jpg“Our goal isn’t to laud one company or put down another, but to call out specific policies that we think put consumers first or put them behind the eight ball,” Tod Marks, senior editor and resident shopping expert at Consumer Reports, said in a statement.

Some big names aren’t going to like what CR has to say.

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Southwest-AirTran merger good for Knoxville

AIRTRAN+AIRWAYS+SOUTHWEST+M.jpgSouthwest Airlines announcement today that it intends to buy AirTran Airways could be good news for Knoxville air service.

Regional air travel advocates have tried for years to convince Southwest to come to Knoxville. AirTran is already in Knoxville, offering flights to Orlando.

If the merger goes through, Southwest could add AirTran flights in Knoxville.

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