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National report shows home sales inching up; local report shows April sales up 22%

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

WASHINGTON (AP) Sales of previously occupied homes rose modestly from March to April as buyers who were brave enough to dive into the market took advantage of prices that were 15.4 percent below year-ago levels.

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Survey: Over 90 percent of economists see recession ending this year with bumpy recovery

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

WASHINGTON (AP) -- More than 90 percent of economists predict the recession will end this year, although the recovery is likely to be bumpy. That assessment came from leading forecasters in a survey by the National Association for Business Economics. It i

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Johnson City Power Board making switch to 'smart meters'

May 26th, 2009 12:00 am by Jeff Keeling

JOHNSON CITY "Smart meters" are coming to local electricity customers, and the Johnson City Power Board hopes they'll eventually help those customers make money-saving decisions about when and how they use their electricity.

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Consumer confidence soars past expectations in May, reaching the highest since last September

May 26th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Consumer confidence extended its rebound in May, soaring to the highest level since last September as more shoppers are feeling the worst of the recession is behind them.The Conference Board said Tuesday that its Consumer Confidence Inde

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Older job hunters find tough times

May 25th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

Older job hunters are finding it increasingly hard as they seek employment. Older workers spend more time unemployed between jobs than younger workers, labor data show.

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Change in the air? Wind industry wants government lift

May 24th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

When it comes to new sources of electricity, few things have moved faster over the past decade than wind.

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Kingsport urged to rally behind Chrysler dealers

May 23rd, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Alley's Chrysler Dodge and Don Hill Jeep have banded together with hundreds of Chrysler dealerships across the country and hired a law firm to fight Chrysler's plan to shutter certain dealerships in the next few weeks. In the meantime, the King

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