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Pending home sales, building slowed in May

July 2nd, 2010 4:27 am by Staff Report

The New York Times is reporting that a record drop in pending home sales and a slowdown in the construction market contributed to a sluggish outlook for the economy Thursday, highlighting the significance of government stimulus measures and job growth.The

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Unicoi County High School band director former school finance director's husband charged with theft from Band Booster account

July 2nd, 2010 4:11 am by Brad Hicks

ERWIN The husband of the former Unicoi County Schools finance director was arrested Thursday by the Erwin Police Department and charged with theft for allegedly using a credit card on the Unicoi County Band Booster account to make personal purchases.Brad

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Medical insurance help on the way for Americans with pre-existing conditions

July 1st, 2010 10:51 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON The Obama administration and some state governments will begin accepting applications Thursday for new insurance programs designed to cover people who have been denied insurance because they have pre-existing medical conditions.These so-called

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Starbucks turning on free Wi-Fi; McDonald's revamping its menu

July 1st, 2010 8:02 am by Staff Report

Restraurant News is reporting that Starbucks will turn on free Wi-Fi with one click on July 1 at U.S. and Canadian company-operated stores as a part of its ongoing commitment to enhancing the customer experience. Customers with Wi-Fi-enabled laptops, tabl

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Senate OKs homebuyer tax credit extension

July 1st, 2010 4:54 am by Staff Report

According to the Housing wire, the House pushed through a three month closing extension of the homebuyer tax credit.Tonight, the Senate unanimously approved the bill leaving the President to ratify the provision by signing it into law, as early as tomor

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Dogs, cats really do dream

July 1st, 2010 4:51 am by Staff Report

According to a USA Today report pet owners who have gotten a chuckle out of watching their dog sleep while its paws race frenetically in place can now take satisfaction in knowing that yes, their pet was dreaming.As dogs and cats doze, images of past even

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