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Nashville mayor wants tax funds to help rebuild Opry House

July 9th, 2010 12:25 am by The Associated Press

Nashville Mayor Karl Dean wants to give certain hotel tax funds to Gaylord Entertainment Co. to help rebuild the flooded Grand Ole Opry House.

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APCO says power consumption in region far from record level

July 7th, 2010 8:55 pm by Kevin Castle

Power customers are certainly racking up the megawatts along the Appalachian Power Company service grid with the recent hot spell, but the numbers aren't approaching consumption records.

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EPA: Clean-air rule would overturn Bush-era plan, tighten restrictions on pollution from coal-burning power plants

July 6th, 2010 9:55 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON The Obama administration is proposing a new rule to tighten restrictions on pollution from coal-burning power plants in the eastern half of the country, a key step to cut emissions that cause smog.

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Finding gold in them thar foreclosures

July 6th, 2010 5:29 am by Associated Press

GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) If we're going to search for gold in the wreckage of the mortgage crisis, then 6:57 a.m. in front of 1009 W. Juanita Ave. is as good a time and place as any to start.The Cooper Ranch subdivision, tucked behind an industrial park 25 mi

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Marvin Cameron elected chairman of Holston Valley Medical Center board

July 5th, 2010 10:36 pm by staff reports

KINGSPORT Marvin Cameron, pastor of First Baptist Church in Kingsport, has been elected chairman of Holston Valley Medical Center's board of directors.

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As FedEx, UPS slug it out, rural service at stake

July 4th, 2010 10:55 pm by Associated Press

BILLINGS, Mont. In the multibillion dollar world of overnight package deliveries, Mike Overstreet knows his Billings-based company, Corporate Air, is at the "tail end of the dog" as a small FedEx contractor serving rural areas of the Rockies and Midwest

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Job security fades for state and local government workers

July 3rd, 2010 2:48 pm by Associated Press

For years, most people who worked for state or local governments accepted a fact of life: Their pay wasn't great. The job security was. Now that's gone, too.

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