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For-profit schools use the Web to lure students with bogus grant offers

July 24th, 2010 12:22 pm by Sharona Coutts

After being laid off from her job as a high school teacher in Dayton, Ohio, Nicole Massey decided to go back to college. For months, she scoured the Web for ways to fund her tuition, while supporting her 10-year-old son, Tyler. So when ads turned up in Ma

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Kingsport's June home sales increase; Johnson City, Bristol follow national downturn

July 22nd, 2010 6:33 pm by Don Fenley

Sales of previously occupied homes in Kingsport bucked the national trend in June by posting a 23.1% increase from May. Sales in Johnson City declined by 9.5 percent which mirrored national sales, which declined 5.1 percent. Sales in Bristol, Tenn., were

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Eastman marks 90 years of operation in Model City

July 20th, 2010 10:13 pm by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT It started 90 years ago when George Eastman purchased an abandoned wood distillation plant in Kingsport to make methanol for Kodak's photographic film processes.

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China surpasses US as world's top energy consumer

July 20th, 2010 12:28 pm by Associated Press

China has overtaken the United States as the world's largest energy consumer, the International Energy Agency said Tuesday.

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