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Gulf Coast residents say FEMA dragging its feet

May 7th, 2007 9:36 pm by Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS - More than 20 months after Hurricane Katrina, many communities in Mississippi and Louisiana are still haggling with the Federal Emergency Management Agency over how much money the government will reimburse them for debris removal and infr

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Wildfire surpasses 100,000 acres in Georgia

May 7th, 2007 6:54 pm by Associated Press

WAYCROSS, Ga. - Three weeks after the largest wildfire on record in Georgia ignited when a tree fell on a power line, the area of forest and swampland scorched by the blaze has surpassed 100,000 acres - or 156 square miles.

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Forbes: Kingsport third most attractive city in nation for cost of doing business

May 6th, 2007 11:21 pm by SHARON CASKEY HAYES

KINGSPORT - Forbes magazine is helping spread the word: If you want to do business in a town that won't break your bank, Kingsport should be on your short list of locations.

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Northeast State offers Jump Start on college courses

May 6th, 2007 10:15 pm by Staff report

BLOUNTVILLE - Local teenagers can go to college without leaving high school.

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Study says unemployed, underemployed a resource for SW Va., Northeast Tenn. economic turnaround

May 5th, 2007 11:57 pm by Rick Wagner

Unemployed and underemployed residents in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia are an asset for a regional economic turnaround, according to a 10-county work force analysis study. MGN Graphic.

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Charter, Embarq not worried about free Wi-Fi in Kingsport

May 5th, 2007 1:36 am by SHARON CASKEY HAYES

KINGSPORT - Charter Communications and Embarq don't see free wireless Internet service in Kingsport as a threat to their Internet business here.

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Jobless rate rises to 4.5 percent

May 4th, 2007 9:09 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Jobseekers had a harder time finding work last month as the economy cooled and wary employers added the fewest positions in two and a half years. The jobless rate edged up to 4.5 percent.

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Business briefs for May 5, 2007

May 4th, 2007 9:09 pm by Staff Report

Wall Street advances on jobs report

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Property transfers

May 4th, 2007 9:09 pm by Staff Report

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Advice for new graduates

May 4th, 2007 9:09 pm by Jeff Bingham

Kids grow up fast. What advice would you tell them for succeeding in today's world? Regardless of career path, here are four pointers helpful in achieving success.

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