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UK government to back separation of banks

June 15th, 2011 5:20 am by Associated Press

LONDON (AP) The British government intends to force banks to insulate their retail operations from their more volatile investment banking, a Treasury source confirmed Wednesday.

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Biden 'confident' of more than $1T in deficit cuts

June 15th, 2011 5:19 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) Even as Vice President Joe Biden gave his most optimistic assessment yet of budget talks he's leading, President Barack Obama's Democratic allies in the Senate signaled Tuesday a harder line on Medicare. That stance is complicating any ef

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Zoning issue may force closure of Daily Bread Cafe

June 15th, 2011 4:28 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT In April, Blake Grasso realized a lifelong dream when he opened his own restaurant on West Carters Valley Road just outside Kingsport.

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Reports point to lower food prices, more hiring

June 15th, 2011 4:09 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON Americans are finally getting some relief from high gas and food prices. Wholesale food prices fell last month by the most in nearly a year, and gas prices keep dropping after peaking in May. A separate survey suggests CEOs are feeling mo

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Experts say cure for economy is time

June 14th, 2011 4:51 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON The best remedy for the economy now is time.That's the overwhelming opinion of leading economists in a new Associated Press survey. They say the Federal Reserve shouldn't bother trying to stimulate the economy and could actually do damage if

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New Morristown plant for coal gasification will employ 450 to start

June 14th, 2011 4:31 am by Associated Press

MORRISTOWN - Morristown has been chosen as the site for a new coal gasification plant that developers expect to be operational late next year.

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Gasoline prices continue to slide

June 14th, 2011 4:19 am by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES Pump prices fell for the sixth consecutive week across the United States, the Energy Department said Monday. The decline was led by the Midwest, which dropped more than 13 cents a gallon after two key refineries were returned to service.

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