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Bad news on homes, goods adds to air of recession

August 26th, 2010 5:02 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) It's starting to feel like another recession.Businesses are ordering fewer goods. Home sales are the slowest in decades. Jobs are scarce, and unemployment claims are rising. Perhaps most worrisome, manufacturing activity, which had been o

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Kingsport, Johnson City housing price appreciation in negative territory; new home sales post historic drop

August 25th, 2010 2:27 pm by Don Fenley

Home price appreciation in the Kingsport-Bristol and Johnson City MSAs was in negative territory for the second quarter of this year according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency's all transaction Housing Price Index (HPI) released Wednesday. The news f

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KCG Industries adding 50 jobs at Lee County call center

August 24th, 2010 4:54 am by Staff report

PENNINGTON GAP U.S. Rep. Rick Boucher, D-Va., was in Pennington Gap on Monday to announce the addition of 50 jobs at a Lee County call center. The new positions at KCG Industries come as the result of a contract the company signed recently with ret

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Job demands shift in Chattanooga region

August 22nd, 2010 9:51 pm by Associated Press

CHATTANOOGA After 25 years with General Motors, Renee Pipkins lost her job as an automotive engineer in Michigan last year and decided to hit the road literally.

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Another egg producer issues broad recall

August 21st, 2010 1:11 pm by Associated Press

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Dollar General now selling wine, beer in some stores

August 20th, 2010 11:31 am by Associated Press

Dollar General Corp. has begun selling beer and wine in some of its stores in the Southeast.The Goodlettsville, Tenn.-based company has sold food and drinks for years in its 9,000 stores in 35 states along with everything from home decor items to health

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Tenn. jobless rate drops to 9.8%

August 20th, 2010 5:07 am by Staff report

Tennessee's unemployment rate dropped to 9.8 percent in July, down two-tenths of a percent from June's rate.According to the state Business Survey, healthcare and social assistance jobs increased by 1,200; administrative, support, and waste services added

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