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Protokraft growing business around the globe

April 10th, 2010 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

A Kingsport business is fast becoming a rising star in the global defense and commercial aerospace industries. And it's just getting started.

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Shoppers hand retailers a basket of Easter cash

April 8th, 2010 12:00 am by Associated Press

NEW YORK Shoppers are finally coming out of hibernation. Better weather and an earlier Easter enticed Americans to shell out for spring clothes in March, the fourth straight month of gains for retail sales. Target, Macy's, Gap and the parent of Victoria'

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Quebecor redevelopment could begin next month

April 6th, 2010 12:00 am by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT A multi-million dollar redevelopment project at the old Quebecor facility is expected to begin next month, thus transforming a large section of the old printing factory into new medical and professional offices.During its regular meeting Tuesda

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FCC loses key ruling on Internet 'neutrality'

April 6th, 2010 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON A federal court threw the future of Internet regulations into doubt Tuesday with a far-reaching decision that went against the Federal Communications Commission and could even hamper the government's plans to expand broadband access in the Uni

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US service sector measure grew faster than expected in March, suggesting a broadening recovery

April 5th, 2010 12:00 am by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- The U.S. service sector grew in March at its fastest pace in more than two years, suggesting the economic recovery is expanding from the nation's factories to its shops, restaurants, hospitals and other big sources of jobs.

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'Brochure bash' set for Wise's Mountain Rose Vineyards & Winery

April 4th, 2010 12:00 am by Steve Igo

WISE The Mountain Rose Vineyards & Winery near Wise grows succulent grapes, of course, but on Tuesday the homegrown outfit will host a "brochure bash" to help grow interest in a regional artisan/tourism brochure that will feature a good representation of

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Tanning parlor owner says customers will pay tax

April 3rd, 2010 12:00 am by The Associated Press

The owner of a Chattanooga tanning parlor said a 10 percent federal tax on businesses that use ultraviolet tanning beds will be paid by customers. Tan-O-Rama owner Brian Henry said the tax that is part of the new health care law goes into effect July 1 an

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