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Sales of new homes slowest since government began keeping data

March 24th, 2011 4:39 am by Staff and wire report

WASHINGTON Home construction in the United States is all but coming to a halt. Americans are on track to buy fewer new homes than in any year since the government began keeping data almost a half-century ago. Sales are now just half the pace of 1963

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EPA pursues Michigan's largest coal-fired plant

March 24th, 2011 4:23 am by Associated Press

MONROE, Mich. (AP) A Michigan utility spent $65 million last year replacing key parts at the state's largest coal-fired power plant. When regulators found out, they hauled the company into court for what it didn't do: Spend millions more at the same time

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Sullivan sales tax collections climb

March 24th, 2011 4:01 am by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE Sales tax collections were up across Sullivan County for five of the last eight monthly reporting periods, indicating the economy is slowly recovering in Northeast Tennessee. It is a turnaround from a year ago, when the same eight-month

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February another "wait-and-see" month for Sullivan, Kingsport home sales

March 22nd, 2011 1:47 pm by Don Fenley

February was another "wait-and-see" month for the existing home sales market in Sullivan County and Kingsport. Despite improving economic conditions the local housing sector is drifting up and down on a monthly basis with no clear direction. Complicating

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States push harder for online sales tax collection

March 20th, 2011 9:51 pm by Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO Tax-free shopping is under threat for many online shoppers as states facing widening budget gaps increasingly pressure Amazon.com Inc. and other Internet retailers to start collecting sales taxes from their residents.

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DKA welcomes new director

March 19th, 2011 12:24 pm by Sharon Hayes

When Stacey J. Eubanks was approached late last year about a job as executive director of the Downtown Kingsport Main Street Association, she knew it could be a great opportunity but it could also pose some challenges.

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Investors are bearish on bonds

March 18th, 2011 9:41 am by staff report

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