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Economic officials tour Southwest Virginia

June 2nd, 2010 11:26 pm by Steve Igo

WISE A two-day tour of Southwest Virginia for cabinet-level state economic development officials includes a sightseeing tour of a region in transition as portrayed by regional and local representatives.

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Eastman Chemical predicts best earnings in years

June 2nd, 2010 7:16 pm by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Eastman Chemical Co. is expecting to deliver its best earnings performance in several years.Eastman President and CEO Jim Rogers announced Wednesday in a presentation at the Goldman Sachs Basic Materials conference in New York that the company

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Federal Reserve chief sees delicate dance ahead

May 30th, 2010 11:20 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON The delicate task ahead for the Federal Reserve and other central banks is deciding when to start boosting interest rates and reeling in all the stimulus pumped out during the global financial crisis, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said Sunday.

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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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