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Should the corporate income tax rate be cut?

April 23rd, 2011 9:39 am by Sharon Hayes

The corporate income tax is 12.50 percent in Ireland, 21.17 percent in Switzerland, and 29.5 percent in Canada. And in the United States? It's 39.2 percent the second highest corporate income tax rate in the world. But not for long.

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Sheep growers benefit from low supply, high demand

April 23rd, 2011 5:59 am by Associated Press

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) In his 33 years raising sheep in West Texas, Glen Fisher has never seen it so good.Demand by U.S. consumers is up, imports are down and prices have soared.

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No break this spring at the gas pump

April 22nd, 2011 4:39 am by Associated Press

With gas prices above $4 in some states, Americans are canceling spring break plans and rethinking summer vacation, and some tourist destinations are offering gas vouchers of as much as $50 to talk people out of giving up and staying home.

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Haslam's cuts to close down Johnson City's state planning office

April 21st, 2011 4:49 am by Kate Prahlad

As part of Gov. Bill Haslam's Jobs4TN plan, all employees at the state-run local planning office in Johnson City will lose their jobs when the office closes permanently in mid-July.

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AAA exec blames Wall Street speculation for high gas prices

April 21st, 2011 4:22 am by Kevin Castle

Frustrated at the gasoline pump? Don't blame the troubles in Libya or supply and demand. AAA East Tennessee says blame Wall Street traders. Don Lindsey, AAA East Tennessee public affairs specialist, said the speculative nature of stock traders

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N.Y. company set to expand in Bristol - 40 to 120 new jobs

April 21st, 2011 4:08 am by Sharon Hayes

BRISTOL, Tenn. A New York company has decided to expand operations to the region. Morning Dove Steel Cabin Co., of division of Kramer International Inc. of Portageville, N.Y., plans to locate facilities in Bristol and invest an initial $2.1 million

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