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Frustrated by boycott, station owners want BP help

June 27th, 2010 10:37 pm by Associated Press

Tension is mounting between BP and the neighborhood retailers that sell its gasoline. As more Americans shun BP gasoline as a form of protest over the Gulf oil spill, station owners are insisting BP do more to help them convince motorists that such boyco

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Pathway Lending helping entrepreneurs across state

June 26th, 2010 9:20 pm by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Lots of businesses struggled during the recession. Some scaled back their operations. Others called it quits and closed their doors.

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Government unveils plan to make online transactions safer

June 26th, 2010 12:37 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) In the murky world of the Internet, how do you ever really know who you're talking to, who you're buying from or if your bank can actually tell it's you when you log in to pay a bill?Amid growing instances of identity theft, bank account

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Stocks slide but financials climb on bank overhaul

June 25th, 2010 11:37 am by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) The stock market fell Friday after a disappointing gross domestic product reading added to investors' discomfort about the strength of the economic recovery. Financial shares rose on relief that a banking overhaul bill is in hand. The said

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Kingsport, Johnson City, Bristol add jobs for for 4th straight month

June 25th, 2010 8:01 am by Don Fenley

Tri-Cities employers continued adding jobs for the fourth straight month in May and while unemployment rates across the region declined the number of people without jobs is still at a 12-month high. Employment was up by about 1,000 jobs in six of the 10 B

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American Eagle service spurs competition at TCRA

June 24th, 2010 8:45 pm by Hank Hayes

BLOUNTVILLE American Eagle's new service at Tri-Cities Regional Airport has ramped up competition among the airport's other air carriers, airport commissioners were advised Thursday."We've got some good (air) fares. ... We've just got to keep it up," Air

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More than 2 million cribs from seven companies recalled for safety risks to babies

June 24th, 2010 9:24 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- More than 2 million cribs from seven companies were recalled Thursday amid concerns that babies can suffocate, become trapped or fall from the cribs.

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