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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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Many veterans opt to start their own businesses

March 30th, 2007 8:21 pm by ROBERT RODRIGUEZ

FRESNO, Calif. - Joe Luna left the Army in 2004 with high hopes of using his skills as a network communications specialist to snare a good-paying job.

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12 steps to building currency in workplace

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

Twelve-step programs aren't just for battling addiction. Employment attorney Richard C. Busse, author "Fired, Laid-Off or Forced Out," says that in order to avoid the heartbreak of being sacked there are 12 steps you can follow to build up currency in the

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Yahoo, others launch new wireless services

March 30th, 2007 8:21 pm by RYAN BLITSTEINand ELISE ACKERMAN

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Build it and they will come.

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CEO aims to revamp Dell with new products, new markets

March 30th, 2007 8:21 pm by JONATHAN B. COX

DURHAM, N.C. - Wall Street had expected change at Dell since its founder, Michael Dell, took back the helm of the struggling computer manufacturer in January.

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