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As Internet turns 40, barriers threaten its growth

August 30th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

Goofy videos weren't on the minds of Len Kleinrock and his team at UCLA when they began tests 40 years ago on what would become the Internet. Neither was social networking, for that matter, nor were most of the other easy-to-use applications that have dra

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Zaxby's opening Monday in Kingsport

August 29th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

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Tom Brooks keeps Exxon brand alive in Kingsport

August 28th, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Remember when gasoline cost 19 cents a gallon? Or when service stations offered service for your vehicle inside a garage instead of drinks and snacks inside a convenience store?Tom Brooks remembers those days well, and he's working to keep the

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Flat incomes raise doubts about economic recovery

August 28th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON Household income in the United States is essentially stagnant, raising doubts about whether consumers already hurt by job losses can sustain an economic recovery. The now-ended Cash for Clunkers program helped lift consumer spending last month

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FTC pulls the plug on annoying robocalls

August 28th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

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TCRA to seek Grande Harbor lots through eminent domain

August 27th, 2009 12:00 am by Hank Hayes

BLOUNTVILLE Tri-Cities Regional Airport commissioners engaged in a rare closed-door meeting Thursday before authorizing an eminent domain action to acquire six troublesome subdivision lots located next to a crosswind runway.

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Big-ticket sales soar, boosting economy

August 27th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

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Sullivan jobs task force gets update on NETWORKS efforts

August 26th, 2009 12:00 am by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE Fourteen of the Sullivan County Commission's 24 members turned out Wednesday for the first meeting of a Jobs Creation Task Force. It featured presentations by NETWORKS - Sullivan Partnership CEO Richard Venable and past NETWORKS Chairman Keit

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