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Job Fair in Lee County

Job Fair in Lee County

July 30th, 2015 7:00 pm by Southwest Virginia Bureau

Confirmed to participate are employers from the construction, healthcare and retail sectors.

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US economy likely rebounded to solid growth rate in spring

US economy likely rebounded to solid growth rate in spring

July 30th, 2015 7:12 am by MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer

The signs of strengthening job gains and expectations of faster growth ahead help explain why the Federal Reserve appears on track to start raising interest rates this year.

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Bad weather at BMS spring race hurt SMI's bottom line

Bad weather at BMS spring race hurt SMI's bottom line

July 29th, 2015 6:15 pm by Hank Hayes

Economic conditions and bad weather - including a washed out Sprint Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway - negatively impacted Speedway Motorsports' (SMI) bottom line in this year's first half.

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Kaine urges gun dealers to stop default sales

Kaine urges gun dealers to stop default sales

July 29th, 2015 5:15 pm by Stephen Igo

Currently, if the background check for a buyer lasts longer than 72 hours, gun dealers can complete the sale even though there is a heightened risk the purchaser is in fact barred from buying a firearm.

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Average US vehicle age hits record 11.5 years

Average US vehicle age hits record 11.5 years

July 29th, 2015 8:07 am by DEE-ANN DURBIN, AP Auto Writer

The aging car population could mean that Americans will be slow to adapt safety and semi-autonomous features that have car company executives and experts heralding a new age of the automobile.

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Costa to analysts: Expect Eastman cash to be used for dividend and share repurchases

Costa to analysts: Expect Eastman cash to be used for dividend and share repurchases

July 28th, 2015 9:00 pm by Hank Hayes

That's the forward-looking game plan Eastman Chemical Co. Chairman and CEO Mark Costa laid out for Wall Street analysts Tuesday.

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Bargains galore - Ollie's outlet coming to Kingsport

Bargains galore - Ollie's outlet coming to Kingsport

July 28th, 2015 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Ollie's received a permit from Kingsport's building department for the renovation of the old Zak's Attic Discount Furniture Outlet location in the Green Acres Shopping Center on Eastman Road.

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TDCI warns consumers about 'mystery shopper' scams

TDCI warns consumers about 'mystery shopper' scams

July 28th, 2015 8:30 am by By State Contributor

In Tennessee, the Division of Consumer Affairs has fielded four consumer complaints since July 2014 related to mystery shopping scams.

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Eastman reports 'record results' in second quarter

Eastman reports 'record results' in second quarter

July 28th, 2015 1:11 am by Hank Hayes

As for the outlook for full year 2015, Eastman Chairman and CEO Mark Costa said: "Our earnings outlook for the year has improved due to our record second-quarter earnings and our strong first half of the year."

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Moonshine now has a 21st century taste

Moonshine now has a 21st century taste - VIDEO

July 27th, 2015 8:25 am by Hank Hayes

At East Tennessee Distillery, moonshining has changed. The flavored moonshine is 70 proof - not as strong as, say, an 80 proof Jack Daniel's sipping whiskey.

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