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Kingsport-Bristol foreclosure filings up 34% during first half of 2010

July 29th, 2010 5:41 am by Don Fenley

Households in the Kingsport-Bristol TN-VA MSA received 34.5 percent more foreclosure warning in the first six months of this year than last year according to a mid-year analysis by RealtyTrac.Kingsport-Bristol ranked 189 among the 206 MSA ranked in the re

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Tony Hayward leaving as BP CEO, U.S. government official says

July 25th, 2010 8:14 pm by Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS BP's Tony Hayward, whose gaffes added insult to oil-spill injury for the Gulf Coast, is on his way out as CEO, a U.S. government official said Sunday. Many residents found small comfort in that as BP's biggest mistake under Hayward continued

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Warpath Lanes celebrating its golden anniversary

July 24th, 2010 6:41 pm by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Dennis Lane still remembers those days well. It was late July 1960, and his parents were holding a grand opening for their new bowling alley off Memorial Boulevard in Kingsport.

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For-profit schools use the Web to lure students with bogus grant offers

July 24th, 2010 12:22 pm by Sharona Coutts

After being laid off from her job as a high school teacher in Dayton, Ohio, Nicole Massey decided to go back to college. For months, she scoured the Web for ways to fund her tuition, while supporting her 10-year-old son, Tyler. So when ads turned up in Ma

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Kingsport's June home sales increase; Johnson City, Bristol follow national downturn

July 22nd, 2010 6:33 pm by Don Fenley

Sales of previously occupied homes in Kingsport bucked the national trend in June by posting a 23.1% increase from May. Sales in Johnson City declined by 9.5 percent which mirrored national sales, which declined 5.1 percent. Sales in Bristol, Tenn., were

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