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Kingsport foreclosure filings post big Sept. increase

October 20th, 2010 1:04 pm by Don Fenley

Foreclosure filings in Kingsport more than doubled during September ending six months of steady declines.The increase coincided with a national increase that RealtyTrac CEO James Saccacio said probably wouldn't last. His opinion was based, in part, on sev

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Market woes threaten quality of U.S. beef

October 20th, 2010 4:25 am by Associated Press

AINSWORTH, Neb. In this Great Plains ranching town, cowboys still lasso steers as part of their daily routine and cattle producers such as Bob Sears still take pride in the long tradition of raising American beef. But Sears and many other ranchers say

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Banks unlikely to quell foreclosure-document mess

October 20th, 2010 4:18 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) Big lenders are trying to move past the foreclosure-document mess, saying they're now confident their paperwork is accurate.Yet they face so much organized resistance that they can't just snap up their briefcases, declare the crisis over

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Bank of America starts thaw in foreclosure freeze

October 19th, 2010 4:24 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) The pace of U.S. home foreclosures may not slow much after all.Bank of America said Monday that it plans to resume seizing more than 100,000 homes in 23 states next week. It said it has a legal right to foreclose despite accusations that

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Canada-U.S. pipeline on hold amid oil's recent woes

October 17th, 2010 11:48 pm by Associated Press

BISMARCK, N.D. The steel is staged, and crews are waiting to lay the last and most expensive leg of TransCanada Corp.'s multibillion-dollar pipeline network that would carry Canadian oil to refineries along the Gulf Coast.

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Obama: End tax breaks to stop overseas hiring

October 16th, 2010 11:11 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama is renewing his call for Congress to close tax breaks that reward some U.S. companies with overseas subsidiaries, a proposal that has raised concerns among some lawmakers in the president's own party.

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Dominion donates $4,500 to Norton Elementary for school greenhouse

October 15th, 2010 11:53 pm by staff reports

NORTON Dominion Resources, a facet of the electric utility building a new coal-fired power plant in Wise County, has announced educational grants to schools in nine states, including Norton Elementary School in the city of Norton.

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It's official: No increase for Social Security next year

October 15th, 2010 11:24 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) More than 58 million retirees and disabled Americans will get no increase in Social Security benefits next year, the second year in a row without a raise.

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