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Postal Service's request to raise stamp prices turned down

September 30th, 2010 2:34 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) The independent panel that oversees the U.S. Postal Service voted Thursday to deny the agency's request to increase the cost of mailing a letter by 2 cents, keeping first-class stamps at 44 cents.Ruth Goldway, chairman of the Postal Regul

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Segway owner dies after falling off cliff while riding a Segway

September 29th, 2010 2:13 am by Associated Press

LONDON All police found at the bottom of a cliff was a man's body in a frigid river and a Segway, the two-wheeled electric device that was supposed to revolutionize personal transport.It was Jimi Heselden, a one-time laid-off coal miner turned self-made

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Kingsport home sales climb 30 percent in August

September 26th, 2010 10:51 pm by Don Fenley

Existing home sales improved in Kingsport and across the nation in August. Some economists saw it as a sign housing markets are stabilizing after the expiration of tax credits caused demand to plunge. Others say the increase looks good only because July w

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Coal joins heritage tourism lineup in Southwest Virginia

September 26th, 2010 10:44 pm by Kevin Castle

Heritage tourism in Southwest Virginia currently has music and Daniel Boone history among its assets. The next addition to the tourist selection coal.

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Kingsport-based company wins $3 million government award

September 25th, 2010 2:32 pm by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT A company headquartered in Kingsport has won a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy for its efforts to turn algae into biofuels.

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