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As FedEx, UPS slug it out, rural service at stake

July 4th, 2010 10:55 pm by Associated Press

BILLINGS, Mont. In the multibillion dollar world of overnight package deliveries, Mike Overstreet knows his Billings-based company, Corporate Air, is at the "tail end of the dog" as a small FedEx contractor serving rural areas of the Rockies and Midwest

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Job security fades for state and local government workers

July 3rd, 2010 2:48 pm by Associated Press

For years, most people who worked for state or local governments accepted a fact of life: Their pay wasn't great. The job security was. Now that's gone, too.

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Alley's Automotive accepts settlement from Chrysler

July 2nd, 2010 9:44 pm by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Alley's Automotive has accepted a settlement from Chrysler and is dropping its fight to be reinstated as a franchise dealer.

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Employers shed 125,000 jobs in June, jobless rate drops to 9.5%

July 2nd, 2010 4:07 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) A wave of census layoffs cut the nation's payrolls in June for the first time in six months, while private employers added a modest number of jobs. The unemployment rate fell to 9.5 percent, its lowest level in almost a year.Employers cut

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Return flight: American set to renew service to TCRA

July 1st, 2010 9:50 pm by Hank Hayes

Then and now, all Tri-Cities Regional Airport wanted with American Airlines was to make a deal. TCRA, which consummates its successful courtship with American Airlines by kicking off affiliate American Eagle's Chicago service Friday afternoon, wanted the

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Holston Valley Medical Center unveils results of $114 million Project Platinum

June 30th, 2010 9:28 pm by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT After five years of construction, Holston Valley Medical Center has completed one of the biggest expansion and renovation projects in its 75-year history.

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