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Sullivan Co. Partnership points to 395 new jobs

June 24th, 2011 3:59 am by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE Sullivan County is poised to gain at least 395 jobs this year, including 100 from an unnamed U.S. manufacturer set to expand somewhere in the county or one of its cities. Economic development officials Thursday also said those likely 100

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Dollar strengthens on weak jobs report

June 23rd, 2011 12:14 pm by Associated Press

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Nashville vacation club called a scam as complaints pour in

June 23rd, 2011 4:29 am by Duane Marsteller

Chris and Kim Reynolds thought they were getting a good deal.After attending a Big World Vacations presentation last July, the Pegram couple paid nearly $1,250 to join the Nashville-based vacation club. They said they were told their membership could save

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Morgan Keegan paying $200M to settle mortgage fraud charges

June 23rd, 2011 4:25 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) Investment firm Morgan Keegan & Co. is paying $200 million to settle civil fraud charges that it overstated the value of mortgage investments just as the housing market was collapsing in 2007 and lured buyers of its funds with false sales

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US debt issue awaits action, spirals toward European crisis

June 23rd, 2011 4:22 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) The rapidly growing national debt could soon spark a European-style crisis unless Congress moves forcefully, the Congressional Budget Office warned Wednesday in a study that underscored the stakes for Vice President Joe Biden and negotiat

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Kingsport home prices increase in May

June 22nd, 2011 2:26 pm by Don Fenley

Fewer previously occupied homes were sold in Kingsport during May but the average price of homes that did sell were higher than last year.So far this year 124 homes have been sold in the Model City. During the first five months of last year 150 were sold.

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Fed acknowledges economy is growing more slowly

June 22nd, 2011 1:01 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) The Federal Reserve acknowledged Wednesday that the U.S. economy is growing more slowly than it expected. But it said it will complete its $600 billion Treasury bond buying program by June 30 and announced no further efforts to boost the

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