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47 million packages of Tylenol, Sudafed recalled

January 15th, 2011 11:21 am by Associated Press

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa Johnson & Johnson said Friday it is recalling nearly 47 million packages of Tylenol, Sudafed and other nonprescription drugs manufactured at a Pennsylvania facility that has already been subject to a series of massive recalls, batteri

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States will soon have to start paying interest on their massive unemployment borrowing

January 15th, 2011 10:46 am by Olga Pierce, ProPublica

Sometimes it's time to pay the piper. And sometimes that piper is the federal government. And sometimes the piper wants more than $1 billion. Soon.Because of the high jobless rate and past fiscal irresponsibility, 30 states have collectively had to borrow

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Open for business MeadowView cuts ribbon on Executive Conference Center

January 14th, 2011 5:48 am by Staff report

KINGSPORT Kingsport's MeadowView Marriott Conference Resort and Convention Center has officially opened its new Executive Conference Center, a $15 million expansion expected to generate millions of dollars in new revenue for Kingsport. Officials

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After 3 months of declines, Tri-Cities Economic Stress Indexes increase

January 13th, 2011 1:20 pm by By DON FENLEY - Kingsport Times-News and MIKE SCHNEIDER and MARTIN CRUTSINGER - The Associated Press

Economic stress increased in the Tri-Cities in November after three months of decline. The increase was driven by higher unemployment and foreclosures. Bankruptcies also increased in Sullivan and Washington counties.The local pattern followed the national

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Banks repossess 1 million homes in 2010

January 13th, 2011 10:01 am by Associated Press

Lenders are poised to take back more homes this year than any other since the U.S. housing meltdown began in 2006. About 5 million borrowers are at least two months behind on their mortgages and more will miss payments as they struggle with job losses and

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Stocks head higher as worries about Europe ease

January 12th, 2011 3:49 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) Stocks rose broadly Wednesday after a successful bond auction in Portugal eased worries about Europe's debt crisis. Financial stocks jumped on hopes that banks would start raising their dividends this year.Portugal borrowed $1.6 billion at

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Project could bring European-based manufacturer, 450 jobs to Kingsport

January 12th, 2011 12:43 pm by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Details to bring a European-based manufacturing company to Kingsport could be ironed out this week in a deal that could create 450 jobs in the next three years.

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Verizon big winner from having iPhone? Not so fast

January 11th, 2011 4:45 am by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) Verizon Wireless would seem to be a big winner after its expected announcement Tuesday that it will start selling the iPhone and break Apple Inc.'s monogamous relationship with AT&T Inc. in the U.S.But for several reasons, the iPhone's arri

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Hershey Co. executive joins Eastman Chemical board

January 10th, 2011 8:16 pm by Staff Report

Knoxville -- An executive with one of the world's largest chocolate makers has joined the board of Eastman Chemical Co., the Kingsport, Tenn.-based specialty chemicals maker announced.Humberto Alfonso, senior vice president and chief financial officer of

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