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Kingsport employment at 8-month high; Johnson City increasing as employers slowly add jobs

May 28th, 2010 5:14 am by Don Fenley

Employment hit an eight-month high in Kingsport during April as employers added 230 jobs. The unemployment rate dropped 0.8 percent from March's total to 10.5 percent. At month's end the total number of jobs in the city was 17,200 - 886 fewer than during

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Va. appeals court affirms permit for Dominion's Wise County plant

May 26th, 2010 11:28 pm by Associated Press

RICHMOND The Virginia Court of Appeals approved an air emissions permit for a Southwestern Virginia power plant Tuesday, rejecting a final challenge to the coal-fired facility from a coalition of environmental groups.

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Falling home prices raise fears of new bottom

May 26th, 2010 4:14 am by Associated Press

NEW YORK The housing slump isn't over.Tax credits and historically low mortgage rates have failed to lift home prices so far this year. Prices fell 0.5 percent in March from February, according to the Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city index released

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Kingsport home sales increase, prices down

May 24th, 2010 7:58 pm by Don Fenley

Kingsport existing home sales posted a second-straight month of higher sales in April. It was also the second-straight month of lower average sales prices.Nationally, April's sales increased 7.6 percent according to National Association of Realtors. The

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