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Why safe corporate bonds aren't so smart anymore

May 29th, 2011 8:18 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK The safest corporate debt isn't looking so smart anymore. Companies deemed good for the money are raising trillions selling bonds to investors who can't seem to get enough of them. It looks like a great deal for both parties until you consider

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The Meadows shows off new look

May 28th, 2011 11:26 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT It's gotten a half-million-dollar makeover and it's ready for the big reveal. The Meadows Restaurant at the MeadowView Marriott Conference Resort & Convention Center closed for six weeks earlier this year to undergo a complete overhaul to compl

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Stocks rise in early trading with higher spending

May 27th, 2011 10:57 am by Associated Press

Stocks pushed higher for the third day in a row after a report showed Americans' spending edged up last month and a gauge of consumer confidence made an unexpected jump.The Commerce Department said early Friday that both personal income and spending rose

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Foreclosure sales decline in Kingsport-Bristol MSA

May 27th, 2011 4:02 am by Don Fenley

Foreclosure sales declined in the Kingsport-Bristol Metropolitan Statistical Area during the first three months of this year and accounted for 21 percent of all home sales. That's a little better than the national situation, where foreclosures accounte

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Sales prices for existing homes climb in Kingsport

May 26th, 2011 4:08 am by Don Fenley

KINGSPORT The average sales price of previously owned homes in Kingsport continued increasing during April while the sales volume remained soft.

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Regulators sue three firms accused of manipulating oil prices in 2008

May 25th, 2011 4:36 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) U.S. commodity regulators are suing three companies and two individuals claiming they manipulated crude oil futures prices on the New York Mercantile Exchange over four months in 2008.

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