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Foreclosure sales decline in Kingsport-Bristol MSA

May 27th, 2011 4:02 am by Don Fenley

Foreclosure sales declined in the Kingsport-Bristol Metropolitan Statistical Area during the first three months of this year and accounted for 21 percent of all home sales. That's a little better than the national situation, where foreclosures accounte

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Sales prices for existing homes climb in Kingsport

May 26th, 2011 4:08 am by Don Fenley

KINGSPORT The average sales price of previously owned homes in Kingsport continued increasing during April while the sales volume remained soft.

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Regulators sue three firms accused of manipulating oil prices in 2008

May 25th, 2011 4:36 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) U.S. commodity regulators are suing three companies and two individuals claiming they manipulated crude oil futures prices on the New York Mercantile Exchange over four months in 2008.

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FDIC says 12% of banks lacked adequate capital cushion

May 24th, 2011 10:45 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) The number of banks at risk of failing made up nearly 12% of all federally insured banks in the first three months of 2011, highest level in 18 years.That proportion is about the same as in the October-December quarter last year, though t

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Kingsport existing home prices up in April, sales volume down

May 24th, 2011 10:15 am by Don Fenley

The average sales price of previously owned homes in Kingsport continued to increase during April while the sales volume remained soft.

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States shorten duration for unemployment benefits

May 22nd, 2011 8:51 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON Some of the states that have drained their unemployment insurance funds are cutting the number of weeks that a laid-off worker can count on those benefits. Legislators are trying to limit tax increases for businesses to replenish the pool and

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Food City incorporates Earth-friendly features in new downtown store

May 21st, 2011 8:38 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Polished concrete floors. Enclosed refrigerator cases. LED lighting. Skylights to let the sunshine in. It's all featured at Food City's newest store in downtown Kingsport, and it's part of the company's efforts to go green to save money and hel

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