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U.S. existing home sales rise in September

WASHINGTON – U.S. homes sold in September at their fastest clip this year, a sign that the housing market is shaking off a slowdown that began in the middle of 2013.

The National Association of Realtors said Tuesday that sales of existing homes rose 2.4 percent from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.17 million. Still, the sales rate has dropped 1.7 percent over the past 12 months.


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Eye clinic announces new physician

Four Corners Eye Clinic, 575 Rivergate Lane, Suite 212, announces the addition of Dr. Karyn Bourke to its practice.

Bourke received her medical degree from Medical College of Georgia’s School of Medicine, where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. She completed her internal medicine internship, ophthalmology...

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