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Johnson City officials to debate rezoning of former TVA property

April 4th, 2007 11:15 pm by COREY SHOUN

JOHNSON CITY - "The third time's the charm" and "deja vu all over again" might be cliched, but they are also appropriate as the Johnson City Commission tonight may well decide what the future will hold for the always-controversial former Tennessee Valley

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Lenders scrambling to help homeowners

April 4th, 2007 11:15 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK - As home foreclosures mount, mortgage companies are knocking on doors, sending letters and making phone calls with a simple message for struggling homeowners: They'd rather modify your loan than foreclose.

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KEDB approves funds for downtown facade projects

April 4th, 2007 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - Facade improvements continue downtown, and biodiesel production soon may be coming to the Phipps Bend Industrial Park near Surgoinsville.

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Business briefs, April 4, 2007

April 3rd, 2007 9:45 pm by Staff Report

WildBlue-1 service now available

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Mount Carmel taking another run at developing HAAP land

April 2nd, 2007 10:51 pm by Jeff Bobo

MOUNT CARMEL - Mount Carmel officials have enlisted the help of U.S. Rep. David Davis to convince the Army to turn loose of the property across Highway 11-W for commercial development.

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Manufacturing expands at slower-than-expected pace

April 2nd, 2007 10:51 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK - In yet another sign that U.S. economic growth may be slowing, manufacturing companies reported Monday that business expanded at a lower- than-expected pace in March even as prices surged for raw materials.

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Consumer spending, income post gains

March 30th, 2007 9:30 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Consumers' spending and income showed bigger-than-expected gains in February, and construction posted the first increase in nearly a year, hopeful signs that the economic slowdown will not worsen.

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IRS: 69% claim phone tax refund

March 30th, 2007 8:21 pm by WILLIAM L. WATTS

WASHINGTON - The Internal Revenue Service has had fewer-than-expected taxpayers claim a one-time refund of sales taxes on long-distance phone service on their 2006 income-tax returns, the nation's top tax collector said Tuesday.

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Wes Morris a new member of Million Dollar Round Table

March 30th, 2007 8:21 pm by Staff Report

KINGSPORT - Wes Morris, an agent for New York Life Insurance Co., has earned membership in the Million Dollar Round Table for 2006. Only those whose membership represents the top life insurance and financial service professionals worldwide can join the r

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After loaning money to friend, use these tips to get it back

March 30th, 2007 8:21 pm by MARSHALL LOEB

Lending friends money, whether it's $50 or $500, usually does not work. In fact, Shakespeare penned the problems of such loans in "The Merchant of Venice."

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