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Rising home and stock prices boost US confidence

Rising home and stock prices boost US confidence

May 28th, 2013 12:37 pm by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER and MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writers

WASHINGTON — Americans are more confident in the U.S. economy than at any point in the past five years, thanks to surging home values, a brighter job market and record-setting stock prices.

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Vintage Apple computer auctioned off for $668,000

Vintage Apple computer auctioned off for $668,000

May 25th, 2013 3:22 pm by Associated Press

An auctioneer says one of Apple's first computers — a functioning 1976 model — has been sold for a record 516,000 euros ($668,000).

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SR 75 construction

May 24th, 2013 8:30 am by Lee Talbert

SR 75 construction

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Economist says region’s job level declines

Economist says region’s job level declines

May 21st, 2013 9:48 pm by Madison Mathews

Uncertainty in the national economy and a growing number of people leaving the area for work in other areas where the job market is thriving has led to employment falling again in the region, continuing a trend that started last year.

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Microsoft touts Xbox One as all-in-1 entertainment

Microsoft touts Xbox One as all-in-1 entertainment

May 21st, 2013 3:45 pm by DERRIK J. LANG — AP Entertainment Writer

REDMOND, Wash. — Microsoft thinks it has the one. The company unveiled the Xbox One, a next-generation entertainment console that promises to be the one system households will need for games, television, movies and other entertainment. It will go on sale

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Apple's Cook faces Senate questions on taxes

Apple's Cook faces Senate questions on taxes

May 21st, 2013 3:13 pm by MARCY GORDON and PETER SVENSSON, AP Business Writers

Apple's CEO is disputing assertions by a Senate panel that the company avoids billions of dollars in U.S. taxes by shifting profits to foreign affiliates.

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Unicoi board holds off on liquor store decisions

Unicoi board holds off on liquor store decisions

May 21st, 2013 10:10 am by Brad Hicks

UNICOI — The town of Unicoi’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen needs a little more time before it votes on a pair of retail liquor store applications, as several aldermen had not yet viewed the applications.

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Popeyes to open first Tri-Cities location in Johnson City

Popeyes to open first Tri-Cities location in Johnson City

May 20th, 2013 6:52 pm by Madison Mathews

A little taste of the Big Easy will soon be coming to Johnson City.

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