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Republicans challenging unions in state capitols

February 19th, 2011 6:27 am by Associated Press

Republicans who swept into power in state capitols this year with promises to cut spending and bolster the business climate now are beginning to usher in a new era of labor relations that could result in the largest reduction of power in decades for publi

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Eastman Chemical declares dividend

February 19th, 2011 6:08 am by staff report

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Rezoning for Fresh Market OK'd on first reading

February 18th, 2011 4:27 am by Gary B. Gray

One down, two to go.In a 4-1 vote, the City Commission approved the first of three required readings Thursday to rezone a nearly five-acre parcel on the corner of West Market Street and North State of Franklin Road, opening the door for the city's first F

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iPads replacing restaurant menus, staff

February 17th, 2011 10:06 am by staff report

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Tennessee-based Dollar General benefits from affluent bargain shoppers

February 16th, 2011 4:33 am by Staff Report

NDIANAPOLIS Inside stores boasting everything from muffin pans and men's trousers to cat litter and orange juice, you'll find the mayor's wife, a prominent lawyer and a well-off retiree from Carmel, Ind.Sounds like the clientele of Saks Fifth Avenue, but

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Kingsport's unemployment rate fell to 7.80 percent in fourth quarter

February 15th, 2011 3:58 am by Sharon Hayes

The Tri-Cities region gained more than 8,700 jobs in the fourth quarter of 2010 vs. the same time a year ago as the economic recovery gained steam on the local level. According to the latest labor market report issued Monday by East Tennessee State

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Clothing prices to rise 10% starting in spring

February 14th, 2011 9:45 am by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) The era of falling clothing prices is ending.Clothing prices have dropped for a decade as tame inflation and cheap overseas labor helped hold down costs. Retailers and clothing makers cut frills and experimented with fabric blends to cut pr

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