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Key gauge says stocks are dirt cheap now

August 29th, 2010 11:08 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK With the market down three weeks in a row, investors are understandably grim. But there is a silver lining: Stocks are looking almost as cheap as last year when prices hit 12-year lows at least according to Wall Street analysts.

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Thieves being injured, killed while trying to steal copper from electric utilities

August 28th, 2010 3:46 pm by Sharon Hayes

In 2007, a father and son in Radford, Va., were electrocuted while allegedly trying to steal copper pipe from air conditioning units on top of an abandoned manufacturing plant.

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Economy slows to 1.6 percent as trade gap widens

August 27th, 2010 5:46 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) The economy grew at a much slower pace this spring than previously estimated, mostly due to the largest surge in imports in 26 years and a slower buildup in inventories.The Commerce Department says the nation's gross domestic product the

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How banks' self-dealing super-charged the financial crisis

August 27th, 2010 5:32 am by Jake Bernstein and Jesse Eisinger ProPublic

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Unemployment report shows more jobs in Kingsport, Johnson City, Bristol

August 27th, 2010 4:35 am by Don Fenley

Employers in Kingsport, Johnson City and Bristol added jobs during July, pushing unemployment rates down in all three cities. The number of people working in all three cities was at an 18-month high. According to the state report, 17,620 people had jo

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AT&T hiring 100 workers for Johnson City Center

August 27th, 2010 4:32 am by Sharon Hayes

JOHNSON CITY Calling all job seekers: AT&T is putting out the help wanted signs. The company announced Thursday it plans to hire more than 100 customer service representatives at its Johnson City Call Center.

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Toyota recalls 1.1 million more vehicles

August 26th, 2010 2:26 pm by Associated Press

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Bristol Regional Medical Center remains full participant in Medicare

August 26th, 2010 12:05 pm by staff report

BRISTOL - Bristol Regional Medical Center will remain a full participant in the Medicare program after The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services found the hospital to be in full compliance with Medicare requirements and withdrew a previously issued ter

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Bad news on homes, goods adds to air of recession

August 26th, 2010 5:02 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) It's starting to feel like another recession.Businesses are ordering fewer goods. Home sales are the slowest in decades. Jobs are scarce, and unemployment claims are rising. Perhaps most worrisome, manufacturing activity, which had been o

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