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Kingsport-based company wins $3 million government award

September 25th, 2010 2:32 pm by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT A company headquartered in Kingsport has won a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy for its efforts to turn algae into biofuels.

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New health care provisions go into effect this week, but read the fine print

September 23rd, 2010 12:22 pm by Marian Wang, ProPublica

It's been almost six months since President Obama signed the health care reform bill into law, and lately much of the news about it has focused on how unpopular the bill is, and how President Obama is talking it up in advance of midterm elections.But poli

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More than half exit foreclosure-relief program

September 23rd, 2010 4:40 am by Associated Press

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Panel declares recession ended in June 2009, marking longest downturn since World War II

September 20th, 2010 11:10 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's official: The longest recession the country has endured since World War II ended in June 2009, according to a group that dates the beginning and end of recessions.The National Bureau of Economic Research, a panel of academic econom

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Republicans divided on how to replace health care overhaul law

September 19th, 2010 11:51 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON Republicans are promising to repeal and replace President Barack Obama's health care overhaul if they win control of Congress. But with what? Not even they know.

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Seniors seeking to get back into the job market

September 18th, 2010 2:47 pm by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT The woman wanted to talk, but didn't want to give her name as tears welled up in her eyes. "I lost my husband, and both children don't live here anymore. It's pretty lonely," said the woman. We'll call her June.

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Eastman ups earnings estimate

September 16th, 2010 10:23 am by Sharon Hayes

Business is apparently better than expected at Eastman Chemical Co.The Kingsport-based business announced Thursday it expects higher earnings in the third quarter and full year than it previously projected.

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