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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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Business briefs

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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Smith takes helm of Eastman Tennessee, Texas operations

April 27th, 2007 9:15 pm by SHARON CASKEY HAYES

KINGSPORT - Parker Smith spied the three-speed bicycle with handle bar brakes in his friend's garage and asked about it.

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Taste of Country opens on Lynn Garden Drive

April 27th, 2007 9:15 pm by Staff report

KINGSPORT - Taste of Country has opened at 807 Lynn Garden Drive, in the former Pizza Hut building.

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You should beware of mortgage scams

April 27th, 2007 9:15 pm by Dan Thomas

Mortgage scams cost more than money. Mortgage scams cost people their dreams, retirements, ruin their credit, and cause the loss of their homes. Most mortgage brokers, loan officers, real estate agents, appraisers, lawyers, and title companies are honest,

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Mum's the word when you begin job hunting

April 27th, 2007 9:15 pm by M.G. MCINTYRE, PH.D.

Q: I want to know if I should tell my boss that I'm looking for another job. My company's business is decreasing, our pay has been slashed, and recently one of my coworkers was laid off. I've always been able to talk openly with my manager, but lately his

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