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If you bought stocks - as represented by the S&P 500 - in the last 11 years, they're now worth less than what you paid

February 24th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

On Feb. 23, the broad Standard & Poor's 500-stock index closed at at almost exactly half the value of the stock market at the beginning of 2008. It's not just a recent bubble that has burst. If you bought into the overall stock marketrepresented by the S&

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East Tenn. firms laying off 270 workers; First Tenn. Bank cutting 250 jobs

February 24th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

The Knoxville News-Sentinel is reporting that thee East Tennessee companies - JTEKT automotive plant in Vonore, Great Dane Trailers in Huntsville and the United Trucking Driving School in Dandridge - plan to lay off about 270 people, according to informat

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Tennessee defensive end rising fast at NFL combine

February 23rd, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

Tennessee defensive end Robert Ayers is one of the most-talked about players at the NFL's player combine in Indianapolis -- and one of the fastest-rising names in the draft class.

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Greeneville man in critical condition after escaping fire

February 23rd, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to a report in the Greeneville Sun a young Greene County man remained in critical condition this morning at Vanderbilt University's Burn Center after his mobile home consumed by fire Sunday morning.

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73-year-old college basketball player -- and former Times-News editor -- ruled academically ineligible

February 20th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

Former Times-News city editor Ken Mink, who has gained national media attention for being a 73-year-old basketball player at Roane State junior college, has been ruled academically ineligible to compete.

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