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New-home sales drop to lowest level on record in May after federal homebuyer tax credits end

June 23rd, 2010 12:07 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sales of new homes collapsed in May, sinking 33 percent to the lowest level on record as potential buyers stopped shopping for homes once they could no longer receive government tax credits.The bleak report from the Commerce Department

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Judge who nixed Obama's drill ban has extensive investments in oil and gas

June 23rd, 2010 11:44 am by Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS (AP) The Louisiana judge who struck down the Obama administration's six-month ban on deepwater oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico has reported extensive investments in the oil and gas industry, according to financial disclosure reports. He's

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Happy Meals not so happy

June 23rd, 2010 7:49 am by Associated Press

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Currency markets to scrutinize Chinese exchange rates

June 20th, 2010 10:02 pm by Associated Press

BEIJING Currency markets will closely watch Chinese exchange rates Monday to see how far Beijing will allow the yuan to rise after announcing the end of its 2-year-old peg to the dollar.

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Riverbend revival: Construction activity to resume at development off Fort Henry Drive

June 19th, 2010 6:23 pm by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT It's been several years since earth movers cleared the land for development around the Wal-Mart on Fort Henry Drive. Last week, the earth movers were back.

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