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'Skills gap' leaves firms without worker pipeline

June 30th, 2011 4:26 am by Associated Press

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) John Russo's chemical lab in North Kingstown has been growing in recent years, even despite a deflated economy, and he expects to add another 15 to 20 positions to his 49 employees over the next year.

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High court undoes Scalia's pro-tobacco order

June 30th, 2011 4:23 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia exercised a rarely used power last fall to let Philip Morris USA and three other big tobacco companies delay making multimillion-dollar payments for a program to help people quit smoking.

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Auto parts maker plans to open plant in Bristol

June 30th, 2011 4:04 am by Rick Wagner

BRISTOL, Tenn. Twenty-five new automotive-related jobs are coming to Bristol later this year, with projections that number will increase to at least 75 within a year. DLH Industries of Canton, Ohio, will locate its newest manufacturing facility in B

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Revealed: Massey Energy's fake safety records concerning mine blast that killed 29

June 29th, 2011 8:53 am by Associated Press

Federal investigators showed relatives of victims of a West Virginia mine explosion that killed 29 fake safety records Massey Energy kept to throw off inspectors at the mine. During the private Tuesday night session, officials with the Mine Safety and Hea

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TN launches startup business initiative

June 29th, 2011 5:08 am by Staff Report

State officials officially launched their latest job-creation effort on Tuesday this one aimed at nurturing Tennessee entrepreneurs and spurring private investment in fledgling companies.

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