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GM biggest recipient of job-training grants

August 1st, 2011 1:00 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE At a time when General Motors teetered on the brink of collapse nearly three years ago, the automaker received nearly $17 million in job-training grants from the state of Tennessee, according to a published report.

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Eastman reports record sales and earnings

July 28th, 2011 8:06 pm by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Eastman Chemical Co. on Thursday posted record sales and earnings in the second quarter this year, and it's on track to reach record levels for the entire year. The Kingsport-based company reported net income of $211 million or $2.91 per dilute

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Jobs report pushes stocks up despite debt worries

July 28th, 2011 11:36 am by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) An unexpected decrease in unemployment claims sent stocks slightly higher Thursday even as a stalemate continued in Washington over how to avoid a U.S. debt default.

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Local mid-year foreclosures increase, buck national trend

July 28th, 2011 11:13 am by Don Fenley

Foreclosures declined in more than 84 percent of the US metro areas during the first half of this year, but that wasn't the case in the Kingsport-Bristol or Johnson City Metropolitan Statistical Areas.

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Moody's says Tenn. among states that would be hit hardest by default

July 28th, 2011 8:38 am by Staff Report

According to a USA Today report, Moody's Investor Service has identified five states Maryland, Virginia, New Mexico, South Carolina and Tennessee whose credit ratings likely would be downgraded if U.S. Treasuries are given a lower rating. Like the U.S.,

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