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Move to Kingsport effort draws 444 families in four years

January 1st, 2011 7:50 pm by Marci Gore

Dave Price says the mild climate, the low tax structure and the cost of living are just a few of the amenities that led him and his wife, Liz, to Kingsport from Bakersfield, Calif., nearly a year and a half ago.Because their son and grandchildren live in

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New jobless claims drop to two-and-a-half year low

December 30th, 2010 1:35 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The number of people applying for unemployment benefits fell to its lowest point in nearly two and a half years, a sign that the job market is slowly improving.Applications dropped by 34,000 to 388,000, the fewest since July 2008, the L

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Bellagio short circuits $25,000 chip after casino heist

December 29th, 2010 8:48 pm by Associated Press

LAS VEGAS (AP) Las Vegas casino bosses are serving notice to the bandit who made off with $1.5 million in chips from the Bellagio: Try to redeem those worth $25,000 soon or they'll become worthless.Bellagio owner MGM Resorts International is giving publi

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Local gas prices head for the $3 a gallon price mark

December 29th, 2010 9:09 am by Don Fenley

Gas prices in most Kingsport stations had not broken the $3 a gallon mark early today, but some are almost there at $2.99 9/10.

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Profits are up so U.S. companies are hiring workers ..... overseas

December 29th, 2010 5:53 am by Associated Press

Corporate profits are up. Stock prices are up. So why isn't anyone hiring?Actually, many American companies are just maybe not in your town. They're hiring overseas, where sales are surging and the pipeline of orders is fat.

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Retailers roll out sales as snow hits East Coast

December 26th, 2010 7:48 pm by Associated Press

ATLANTA An East Coast snowstorm put a damper on after-Christmas shopping Sunday. But shoppers across the rest of the country searched clearance racks and spent gift cards in the afterglow of the best holiday season for retailers since 2007.

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NETWORKS looks back at its accomplishments of the past year

December 25th, 2010 7:41 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT Good economic news may be headed here, but if it comes it likely won't get here until sometime after New Year's Day. Among other things, the NETWORKS Sullivan Partnership ended 2010 with preparations for a new industry in the old Magneti Mar

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New GOP wave pushes pro-business agenda in states

December 24th, 2010 4:32 am by Associated Press

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) Having won big in the fall elections, Republicans preparing to take over statehouses around the country are proposing to cut corporate taxes, weaken union clout and rewrite laws on discrimination, whistle-blowers and injured work

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