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Regulations in place for those selling homemade canned goods

July 17th, 2010 6:38 pm by Kevin Castle

Two years ago in Greeneville, organizers of a local farmer's market suspected food items being sold there were being manufactured and packaged in non-regulated conditions.

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Va. regulators increase Appalachian Power rates

July 15th, 2010 11:04 pm by Associated Press

RICHMOND, Va. Virginia regulators on Thursday increased the base rates for Appalachian Power customers, but not as much as the utility had asked.

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Rogers: Eastman growth impacted by U.S. policies

July 14th, 2010 7:35 pm by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Democratic policies coming out of Washington, D.C., could determine where Eastman Chemical Co. decides to grow its businesses for the future. And that could mean more Eastman jobs being created outside of this country rather than here at home.

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More Americans' credit scores sink to new lows

July 12th, 2010 12:00 am by Associated Press

NEW YORK The credit scores of millions more Americans are sinking to new lows.Figures provided by FICO Inc. show that 25.5 percent of consumers nearly 43.4 million people now have a credit score of 599 or below, marking them as poor risks for lenders.

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Chicago restaurateur marking 30 years of service to diners in the Model City

July 10th, 2010 6:42 pm by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Mike Feliu didn't want to open a restaurant in Kingsport. The Chicago restaurateur didn't even want to visit this Tennessee town. But at the insistence of his best friend and business partner, Feliu came to the Model City and fell in love.

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