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Business briefs, May 3, 2007

May 2nd, 2007 7:24 pm by Staff Report

Eastman completes sale of plant in Spain

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Dolan family reaches deal to take Cablevision private

May 2nd, 2007 7:24 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK - Cablevision Systems Corp., a New York-area cable TV provider that also owns Madison Square Garden, said Wednesday it has agreed to be taken private by the Dolan family, the company's controlling shareholders, in a deal worth about $10.6 bil

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Local growers assess crop damage, explain fuel price plight in video from Kingsport Farmer's Market

May 2nd, 2007 12:00 am by Rain Smith

The consensus view is we're about a month away from having an abundance of locally grown peas, tomatoes, beets, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower and fruits.

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Bredesen set to present proposal for changing school funding formula

May 1st, 2007 11:45 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE - Gov. Phil Bredesen plans to present a proposal for major changes to the state's education funding formula to a joint convention of the General Assembly on Thursday morning.

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News Corp. makes unsolicited $5 billion bid for Dow Jones; prospects doubtful

May 1st, 2007 8:24 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK - Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. offered to buy Dow Jones & Co. for $5 billion, but the deal, which would add The Wall Street Journal to Murdoch's global media empire, faces doubtful prospects since Dow Jones' controlling shareholders said Tuesd

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Manufacturing sector expands

May 1st, 2007 8:24 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK - Faster-than-expected manufacturing growth in April led to rising prices in many raw materials - metals, fuel and corn-based products - fanning worries on Tuesday that inflation would keep the Federal Reserve from lowering interest rates.

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May 1st, 2007 8:24 pm by Staff Report

All Seasons Collectibles & Gifts opens

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Takoma Regional Hospital joins Wellmont Health System

April 30th, 2007 11:36 pm by Rick Wagner

GREENEVILLE - Takoma Regional Hospital is formally joining the Wellmont Health System, Wellmont officials announced Monday.

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Study finds cavities are increasing in baby teeth

April 30th, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

ATLANTA - Tooth decay in young children's baby teeth is on the rise, a worrying trend that signals the preschool crowd is eating too much sugar, according to the largest government study of the nation's dental health in more than 25 years.

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Goose Creek Center almost ready for tenants

April 27th, 2007 9:15 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - Thanks to what the owner and developer called an entrepreneurial spirit emanating from city leaders, Goose Creek Center on Jack White Drive soon will be open to tenants.

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