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Libyan chaos stirs global panic over oil supplies

February 27th, 2011 8:42 pm by Associated Press

MADRID Libya's oil industry is in chaos and there's no telling when that will end. Armed men loot equipment from oil field installations. British and German commandos execute secret raids in the Libyan desert to rescue stranded oil workers as security d

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Competition forcing video rental stores out of business

February 26th, 2011 12:00 pm by Sharon Hayes

Not so long ago, video rental stores were in nearly every shopping center, in nearly every town across America.Not anymore.Hammered by competition from Netflix and Redbox, many video stores are disappearing, and most are already gone.

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TCRA pledges $25,000 to promote American Airlines

February 26th, 2011 11:55 am by Hank Hayes

BLOUNTVILLE Airlines serving Tri-Cities Regional Air port measure their success or lack of it on a flight's passenger load factor. To put it loosely, it's all about how many backsides are in the seats.

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Toyota recalls 2.17 million vehicles in US

February 24th, 2011 11:17 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) Toyota Motor Corp. recalled 2.17 million vehicles in the United States on Thursday to address accelerator pedals that could become entrapped in floor mats or jammed in driver's side carpeting, prompting federal regulators to close its inv

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Sullivan Co. preowned home sales slightly higher, price down during January

February 23rd, 2011 1:50 pm by Don Fenley

The sale of Sullivan County preowned homes during January loosely paralleled the uptrend reported Wednesday by the National Association of Realtors. Nationally sales were up for the third consecutive month and were slightly better than the sales pace duri

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