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Toyota recalls 2.17 million vehicles in US

February 24th, 2011 11:17 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) Toyota Motor Corp. recalled 2.17 million vehicles in the United States on Thursday to address accelerator pedals that could become entrapped in floor mats or jammed in driver's side carpeting, prompting federal regulators to close its inv

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Sullivan Co. preowned home sales slightly higher, price down during January

February 23rd, 2011 1:50 pm by Don Fenley

The sale of Sullivan County preowned homes during January loosely paralleled the uptrend reported Wednesday by the National Association of Realtors. Nationally sales were up for the third consecutive month and were slightly better than the sales pace duri

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Ruby Tuesday to acquire two Stir Fry Cafes

February 22nd, 2011 11:11 am by staff report

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Stocks fall, oil jumps as Libya protests intensify

February 22nd, 2011 11:07 am by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) Stocks fell sharply Tuesday and oil prices spiked as investors became worried about increasingly violent protests in Libya. Oil prices rose 6 percent to $95 a barrel after the uprising threatened the country's oil production. Libya is the w

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Johnson City wine store owner disputes study's claims

February 21st, 2011 12:47 pm by Kate Prahlad

A recent study touted by the Tennessee Grocers & Convenience Store Association shows what it says are the pronounced advantages of passing a state bill that would allow grocery stores to sell wine.Jarron Springer, president of the TGCSA, said the associat

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Proposed federal rule pits banks against merchants, may end up costing customers

February 19th, 2011 12:21 pm by Sharon Hayes

Is your checking account free? That may be changing. A new federal rule designed to limit fees that big banks can charge businesses to process debit card transactions may end up costing customers in the long run.

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