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Eastman expanding CHDM capacity by 25 percent

August 9th, 2010 4:29 am by Associated Press

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (AP) Eastman Chemical Co. is expanding CHDM capacity by 25 percent at its Kingsport site.CHDM is a monomer used to manufacture various specialty plastics products.

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Forced to retire, some signing up early for Social Security benefits

August 8th, 2010 10:23 pm by Associated Press

MIAMI Paul Skidmore's office is shuttered, his job gone, his 18-month job search fruitless and his unemployment benefits exhausted. So at 63, he plans to file this week for Social Security benefits, three years earlier than planned.

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Back-to-school shoppers flock to area stores for tax-free weekend

August 7th, 2010 3:44 pm by Kevin Castle

KINGSPORT The savings, the savings, and did we mention the savings? Along the aisles and crowded stores Saturday, that was the number one reason parents said they took to the stocked shelves of Tennessee's tax-free holiday weekend.

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1 million pounds of ground beef recalled

August 6th, 2010 1:09 pm by Associated Press

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More jobs needed to lift consumers, drive recovery

August 6th, 2010 2:54 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) Faster job growth is needed to accelerate the recovery, but economists worry the government's July employment report won't show strong gains.Without more jobs, Americans are likely to remain cautious with their spending, restraining the e

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Mortgage rates drop to record low levels

August 5th, 2010 10:38 am by Associated Press

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Tri-Cities gains 800 jobs in second quarter

August 4th, 2010 2:07 pm by Sharon Hayes

Employment in the region increased in the second quarter for the first time since 2008. According to the latest labor market report issued Wednesday by East Tennessee State University, the region gained more than 800 jobs between April and June compared

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Commercial development of HAAP back on the table

August 4th, 2010 4:06 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT The idea for development at the front of Holston Army Ammunition Plant is on the table once again. Littlejohn Engineering presented a draft proposal to the Kingsport Economic Development Board on Tuesday for the development of HAAP property a

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Treasury chief says Bush tax cuts must end

August 3rd, 2010 11:59 am by Associated Press

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