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Stocks mostly fall as Fed meets on interest rates

Stocks mostly fall as Fed meets on interest rates

March 17th, 2015 6:15 pm by Associated Press

Losses were small, but spread across industries. Nine of the 10 sectors of the Standard & Poor's 500 index dropped, led by a 1.2 percent fall in raw-material companies.

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Sullivan will save millions through bond refinancing

Sullivan will save millions through bond refinancing

March 17th, 2015 3:35 pm by J. H. Osborne

Sullivan County taxpayers will save $4.6 million thanks to a bond refinancing process completed last week, Accounts and Budgets Director Larry Bailey told the Sullivan County Commission on Monday.

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Lawmakers weigh in on 'net neutrality'

Lawmakers weigh in on 'net neutrality'

March 17th, 2015 7:53 am by ANNE FLAHERTY, Associated Press

Lawmakers are getting their chance this week to weigh in on the "net neutrality" debate that has pitted Internet activists against big cable companies and prompted a record number of public comments filed to U.S. regulators.

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France aims to criminalize advertising with anorexic models

France aims to criminalize advertising with anorexic models

March 16th, 2015 1:25 pm by Associated Press

The measure would put France, a world capital of fashion, among countries like Israel and Spain to crack down on the glorification of dangerously thin models.

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Business Incubator has help for start-ups

Business Incubator has help for start-ups

March 16th, 2015 10:01 am by Emily Neeley

Starting a new business? Holston Business Development Center is here to help.

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NASCAR's TV deal helps BMS overcome attendance downturn

NASCAR's TV deal helps BMS overcome attendance downturn

March 16th, 2015 8:50 am by Hank Hayes

NASCAR and Bristol Motor Speedway aren't having sellout crowds like they did in the past, but they do have a saving benefactor. BMS Speedway Motorsports Inc., is participating in a new 10-year, $8.2 billion TV deal.

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Study calls heart imaging into question for mild chest pain

Study calls heart imaging into question for mild chest pain

March 14th, 2015 3:15 pm by MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer

People checked with a heart CT scan after seeing a doctor for chest pain have no less risk of heart attack, dying or being hospitalized months later than those who take a simple treadmill test or other older exam, finds a big federal study.

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Lawsuit that showed GM hid ignition switch problem settled

Lawsuit that showed GM hid ignition switch problem settled

March 13th, 2015 1:15 pm by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer

Engineers hired by lawyers found that GM modified the switches after finding problems, but failed to disclose that under oath in legal depositions or to government safety investigators.

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At odds with Google, US seeks new rule on computer access

At odds with Google, US seeks new rule on computer access

March 13th, 2015 7:29 am by ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

The Justice Department is at odds with Google and privacy groups over the government's push to make it easier to locate and hack into computers in criminal investigations, a simmering conflict with constitutional and policy implications.

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Local entrepreneur hopes ConnectScale hooks anglers

Local entrepreneur hopes ConnectScale hooks anglers

March 12th, 2015 5:45 pm by Hank Hayes

The scale combines Bluetooth wireless technology and mobile devices to allow anglers to quickly and easily weigh and record their catch.

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