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Indiana company buys Contour Industries

January 7th, 2011 7:12 pm by Sharon Hayes

SURGOINSVILLE An Indiana company has acquired local fabricator Contour Industries in the Phipps Bend Industrial Park. Contour co-founder and President G. Keener Mallicote said Friday the acquisition by Cardinal Equity Partners of Indianapolis is good new

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Postal Service may move some Bristol, Tenn. operations to Johnson City

January 7th, 2011 5:29 pm by Staff report

The U.S. Postal Service will hold a public meeting to discuss its proposal to move some mail processing operations from the Bristol, Tenn. Processing and Distribution Facility into the Johnson City Processing and Distribution Facility.The meeting will tak

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Unemployment rate drops to 9.4%, but December jobs report shows only modest gains

January 7th, 2011 11:14 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON Employers across the country added a modest 103,000 jobs to their payrolls in December, the government said Friday, closing out the year with a bit of a whimper instead of the bang that some economists were expecting.Analysts were expecting ne

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NH pressures Allcare Dental and Dentures to reopen some offices

January 7th, 2011 5:53 am by Associated Press

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) A national dental chain that unexpectedly shut down this week and left patients in the lurch in more than a dozen states reopened some New Hampshire offices temporarily Thursday under government pressure, while at least one care provide

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Eastman stock hits record high

January 7th, 2011 4:56 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Eastman Chemical Co. was featured on CNBC's "Off the Charts" segment on Wednesday, a day after the Kingsport-based company hit an all-time stock high. On Tuesday, Eastman's stock reached $87.73 per share, up more than 40 percent over the

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Johnson City Carino's closes doors

January 6th, 2011 7:32 am by Kate Prahlad

The Carino's Italian restaurant in Johnson City, located at 1902 N. Roan St., has closed its doors.Phone calls to Carino's parent company, Austin, Texas-based Fired Up Inc., were not returned Wednesday.

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Piney Flats operations included in Bell Helicopter integration

January 5th, 2011 11:05 am by Staff report

Bell Helicopter has completed the integration of six of its support and service subsidiaries, merging them into Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. The move includes Edwards & Associates, Inc and Aeronautical Accessories, Inc. in Piney Flats.John L. Garrison,

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Oil prices in the 'danger zone' for global economic reovery

January 5th, 2011 6:04 am by Staff Report

According to the Financial Times high oil prices threaten to derail the fragile economic recovery among developed nations this year, the leading energy watchdog has warned, putting pressure on the Opec oil cartel to increase production.Over the past year

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