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NETWORKS' Walker finds new hometown in Kingsport, Tri-Cities

NETWORKS' Walker finds new hometown in Kingsport, Tri-Cities

January 5th, 2015 5:12 pm by Rick Wagner

Clay Walker lives in downtown Kingsport loft apartment.

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United's 2014 profit lagged all U.S. airlines, even as stock soared

United's 2014 profit lagged all U.S. airlines, even as stock soared

January 5th, 2015 2:19 pm by By Gregory Karp, Chicago Tribune

Southwest Airlines was among the operating-profit leaders, with a 12 percent margin, matching Delta Air Lines.

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Dow plunges as oil dips below $50, sinking energy stocks

Dow plunges as oil dips below $50, sinking energy stocks

January 5th, 2015 12:55 pm by Associated Press

The Dow was down 295 points, or 1.7 percent, to 17,539 as of 12:43 a.m. Eastern time.

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Automakers end 2014 strongly, pushing some brands to records

Automakers end 2014 strongly, pushing some brands to records

January 5th, 2015 9:03 am by TOM KRISHER and DEE-ANN DURBIN, AP Auto Writers

Fiat Chrysler led the way, selling just over 2 million cars and trucks for a 16 percent increase over 2013.

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NETWORKS near hits, ones that got away may be harbingers for future

NETWORKS near hits, ones that got away may be harbingers for future

January 5th, 2015 8:11 am by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County's economic development efforts marked 2014 with a new leader and announcements of new businesses and more jobs.

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LGBT-owned businesses get diversity boost

LGBT-owned businesses get diversity boost

January 2nd, 2015 1:04 pm by LISA LEFF, Associated Press

Federal agencies, organizations such as the National Football League and more than one-third of Fortune 500 companies are now trying to expand their vendor pools by explicitly encouraging bids from gay, lesbian and transgender contractors.

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U.S. factories grow at slowest pace in 6 months

U.S. factories grow at slowest pace in 6 months

January 2nd, 2015 12:56 pm by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

Americans are buying more cars and appliances, boosting demand for factory-made goods.

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FDA drug approvals reached 18-year high in 2014

FDA drug approvals reached 18-year high in 2014

January 2nd, 2015 10:56 am by MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer

FDA drug approvals are considered a barometer of industry innovation and the federal government's efficiency in reviewing new therapies.

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European stocks drift lower amid eurozone fears

European stocks drift lower amid eurozone fears

January 2nd, 2015 9:17 am by PAN PYLAS, Associated Press

The euro was in retreat too after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi indicated the bank could soon back a further monetary stimulus.

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Global markets fall as New Year's holiday nears

Global markets fall as New Year's holiday nears

December 30th, 2014 5:16 pm by Associated Press

Lingering concerns about the political future of Greece pushed U.S. and global stock markets modestly lower on Tuesday.Trading was slow as most investors have closed their books for 2014.

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