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Young workers facing one of the toughest labor markets in decades

May 29th, 2010 7:15 pm by Sharon Hayes

Justin Mulkey of Church Hill started looking for a job at the end of April after returning from a Job Corps assignment in Kentucky. At age 18, he's applied to various places, from retail stores and fast-food restaurants to a senior citizen housing develop

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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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