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Let's Talk! to provide conduit for comments and questions about Sullivan County schools

Let's Talk! to provide conduit for comments and questions about Sullivan County schools

January 6th, 2015 8:00 am by Rick Wagner

Communications platform to go live Friday, Jan. 9, at Sullivan school system website,

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NETWORKS' Walker finds new hometown in Kingsport, Tri-Cities

NETWORKS' Walker finds new hometown in Kingsport, Tri-Cities

January 5th, 2015 5:12 pm by Rick Wagner

Clay Walker lives in downtown Kingsport loft apartment.

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United's 2014 profit lagged all U.S. airlines, even as stock soared

United's 2014 profit lagged all U.S. airlines, even as stock soared

January 5th, 2015 2:19 pm by By Gregory Karp, Chicago Tribune

Southwest Airlines was among the operating-profit leaders, with a 12 percent margin, matching Delta Air Lines.

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Dow plunges as oil dips below $50, sinking energy stocks

Dow plunges as oil dips below $50, sinking energy stocks

January 5th, 2015 12:55 pm by Associated Press

The Dow was down 295 points, or 1.7 percent, to 17,539 as of 12:43 a.m. Eastern time.

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Automakers end 2014 strongly, pushing some brands to records

Automakers end 2014 strongly, pushing some brands to records

January 5th, 2015 9:03 am by TOM KRISHER and DEE-ANN DURBIN, AP Auto Writers

Fiat Chrysler led the way, selling just over 2 million cars and trucks for a 16 percent increase over 2013.

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NETWORKS near hits, ones that got away may be harbingers for future

NETWORKS near hits, ones that got away may be harbingers for future

January 5th, 2015 8:11 am by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County's economic development efforts marked 2014 with a new leader and announcements of new businesses and more jobs.

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LGBT-owned businesses get diversity boost

LGBT-owned businesses get diversity boost

January 2nd, 2015 1:04 pm by LISA LEFF, Associated Press

Federal agencies, organizations such as the National Football League and more than one-third of Fortune 500 companies are now trying to expand their vendor pools by explicitly encouraging bids from gay, lesbian and transgender contractors.

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U.S. factories grow at slowest pace in 6 months

U.S. factories grow at slowest pace in 6 months

January 2nd, 2015 12:56 pm by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

Americans are buying more cars and appliances, boosting demand for factory-made goods.

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FDA drug approvals reached 18-year high in 2014

FDA drug approvals reached 18-year high in 2014

January 2nd, 2015 10:56 am by MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer

FDA drug approvals are considered a barometer of industry innovation and the federal government's efficiency in reviewing new therapies.

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European stocks drift lower amid eurozone fears

European stocks drift lower amid eurozone fears

January 2nd, 2015 9:17 am by PAN PYLAS, Associated Press

The euro was in retreat too after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi indicated the bank could soon back a further monetary stimulus.

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