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Obama says debt agreement needs to be worked out in 10 days

July 10th, 2011 9:52 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON Grasping for a deal on the nation's debt, President Barack Obama and congressional leaders remained divided Sunday over the size and the components of a plan to reduce long term deficits. Saying "we need to" work out an agreement over the next

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Murdoch flies to U.K. as tabloid dies, scandal lives

July 10th, 2011 9:47 pm by Associated Press

LONDON Rupert Murdoch touched down in London on Sunday to take charge of his media empire's phone-hacking crisis as his best-selling Sunday tabloid, the News of the World, published its last. The scandal lives on despite his sacrifice of the 168-year-old

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Downtown festival promoters file suit against rival group

July 10th, 2011 7:43 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT A group of downtown festival promoters are suing another group of downtown festival promoters over a dispute regarding the distribution of promotional material at the Racks by the Tracks event earlier this year.

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Reedy Creek Terrace welcoming new tenants after a slow start

July 9th, 2011 12:55 pm by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT When he announced construction of the Reedy Creek Terrace shopping center in 2008, Tazewell developer Roger Ball thought he could build on his success at the East Stone Commons development and quickly fill up shops in the new center just down t

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Virginia Cooperative working for biofuels opportunities for state's farmers, industry leaders

July 9th, 2011 6:12 am by staff report

While Virginia Tech researchers and their peers around the country search for bio-based alternatives to fossil fuels, Virginia Cooperative Extension is ensuring that the state's farmers and industry leaders have access to the latest opportunities and info

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Supermarkets consider replacing self-checkout lanes

July 8th, 2011 2:48 pm by Associated Press

DALLAS Ten years after self-checkout lanes debuted in many American supermarkets, some chains are beginning to rethink the option.

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Unemployment rose to 9.2 percent as hiring stalls

July 8th, 2011 10:08 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) Hiring slowed to a near-standstill last month. Employers added the fewest jobs in nine months and the unemployment rate rose to 9.2 percent.The economy generated only 18,000 net jobs in June, the Labor Department said Friday. And the numb

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