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States push harder for online sales tax collection

March 20th, 2011 9:51 pm by Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO Tax-free shopping is under threat for many online shoppers as states facing widening budget gaps increasingly pressure Amazon.com Inc. and other Internet retailers to start collecting sales taxes from their residents.

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DKA welcomes new director

March 19th, 2011 12:24 pm by Sharon Hayes

When Stacey J. Eubanks was approached late last year about a job as executive director of the Downtown Kingsport Main Street Association, she knew it could be a great opportunity but it could also pose some challenges.

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Investors are bearish on bonds

March 18th, 2011 9:41 am by staff report

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Want to lower your insurance rates? Let your insurer put a data collector on your car

March 14th, 2011 10:06 am by Staff Report

According to USA Today, Progressive, one of the nation's largest auto insurers, today launches a nationwide ad campaign for its "Snapshot" program, in which drivers can elect to install a small data recorder in their cars that tracks how hard they brake,

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iPad 2 online orders backlogged 3 to 4 weeks

March 14th, 2011 4:14 am by Staff Report

The iPad 2 saw the familiar long lines of consumers fighting to get into Apple stores this weekend to be first on the block with the hot new item.By Sunday, the iPad 2 was all but sold out at Apple stores and other retailers.

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Tennessee liquor stores feel squeezed by grocers' push to sell wine

March 14th, 2011 3:55 am by Toby Sells

MEMPHIS If a grocery store owner sells a bottle of wine in Tennessee today, he or she could sit behind bars for 11 months and 29 days, get a $2,500 fine, or receive both penalties.It's now a Class A misdemeanor. It has been against the law since Prohibit

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Earthquake, tsunami in Japan take dire toll on economy

March 13th, 2011 7:19 pm by Associated Press

TOKYO The Bank of Japan stood ready to prop up the financial system amid fears the Tokyo stock market will nosedive when trading opens Monday following the disasters that killed thousands and devastated the country's northeast.

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