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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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New health care provisions go into effect this week, but read the fine print

September 23rd, 2010 12:22 pm by Marian Wang, ProPublica

It's been almost six months since President Obama signed the health care reform bill into law, and lately much of the news about it has focused on how unpopular the bill is, and how President Obama is talking it up in advance of midterm elections.But poli

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More than half exit foreclosure-relief program

September 23rd, 2010 4:40 am by Associated Press

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Panel declares recession ended in June 2009, marking longest downturn since World War II

September 20th, 2010 11:10 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's official: The longest recession the country has endured since World War II ended in June 2009, according to a group that dates the beginning and end of recessions.The National Bureau of Economic Research, a panel of academic econom

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