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Touchstone Wireless to close Bristol facility; layoffs to begin July 31

May 17th, 2011 5:21 pm by Sharon Hayes

Brightpoint Inc. announced Tuesday it plans to close its subsidiary Touchstone Wireless in Bristol, Tenn., and consolidate operations at plants in Texas and Indiana, impacting more than 600 employees in Bristol. The news comes less than six months after B

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Civil War era law could lead to financial crisis prosecutions

May 17th, 2011 4:54 am by Staff Report

The Atlantic Wire is reporting that the financial crisis crime beat has picked up over the past few weeks. Last month's conviction of Lee Farkas, the mortgage swindler responsible for $2.9 billion worth of damage in the financial crisis and the first majo

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Americans shed mortgage debt at record pace

May 16th, 2011 9:35 am by Staff Report

USA Today is reporting that Americans are reducing mortgage payments at a record clip, directing cash that once went for debt into consumer spending and savings.

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Make way for the Food Truck Trend

May 16th, 2011 9:21 am by Staff Report

UPI is reporting that dining out is an evolving experience with restaurants trying out not only new cuisines but new ways of getting their fare to diners.

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Sony begins partial PlayStation Network operation

May 15th, 2011 9:49 pm by Associated Press

TOKYO Sony began restoring its PlayStation Network service in the United States and Europe on Sunday after shutting down the service almost a month ago due to a massive security breach affecting over 100 million online accounts.

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Storms creating more work for some businesses

May 14th, 2011 11:21 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Chris Shelton has hired extra people and he's working from daylight to midnight, trying to keep up with all the business coming through his doors these days.

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BAE Systems wins contract to manage and operate Radford Army Ammunition Plant

May 13th, 2011 10:39 am by staff report

RADFORD, Virginia - BAE Systems has been selected by the U.S. Army to manage, operate and maintain the Radford Army Ammunition Plant in southwest Virginia. The operating contract includes a 10-year base plus three five-year options, which, if fully exerci

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