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Proponents say Science Hill 'IB' program will benefit local economy

March 23rd, 2007 12:24 am by JEFF KEELING

JOHNSON CITY - The local economy should benefit from a rigorous "International Baccalaureate" curriculum that Science Hill High School will begin offering in 2008, a school administrator told the Economic Development Board Thursday.

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Fed keeps interest rates steady

March 21st, 2007 9:15 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve held interest rates steady on Wednesday and raised the possibility they could be cut in the months ahead, igniting a rally on Wall Street where investors are thirsting for a reduction.

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Business briefs, March 22, 2007

March 21st, 2007 9:15 pm by Staff Report

Contractors announce award winners

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Airport Commission chairman suggests contract for director

March 21st, 2007 12:51 am by Hank Hayes

BLOUNTVILLE - Tri-Cities Regional Airport commissioners need to think about nailing down the services of TCRA Executive Director Patrick Wilson for a contract period, Airport Commission Chairman John Abe Teague said Tuesday.

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Business owner: Tax shift 'will kill' general aviation at TCRA

March 21st, 2007 12:51 am by Hank Hayes

BLOUNTVILLE - Proposals to shift the aviation tax burden from airline passengers to the private aircraft industry "will kill" general aviation at Tri-Cities Regional Airport, Tri-City Aviation owner Don Carter warned airport commissioners Tuesday.

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Home construction jumps in February

March 20th, 2007 10:21 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Construction of new homes rebounded in February after a big decline in the previous month, but building permits slid further, indicating more problems down the road for the troubled housing industry.

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Business briefs

March 20th, 2007 10:21 pm by Staff Report

Stocks rise as investors bet on stable rates

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Independent study says Virginia is most business-friendly state

March 20th, 2007 10:21 pm by Staff report

Gov. Timothy M. Kaine has announced that Virginia has been designated as America's most business-friendly state in the annual independent study Top Ten Pro-Business States: America's Economy in the 21st Century.

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Tennessee Technology Centerhosting 'Nursing Needs You'

March 20th, 2007 1:39 am by Staff report

ELIZABETHTON - About 100 high school juniors and seniors from Carter, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi and Washington counties will learn "what is takes to be a nurse" at the Tennessee Technology Center at Elizabethton today.

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'Nurses' Dream Day' lets nurses explore specialties

March 20th, 2007 1:39 am by Staff report

KINGSPORT - As much as she loves nursing, not all of Karen Henderson's earliest memories of the profession are a comfort.

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