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Employers shed 125,000 jobs in June, jobless rate drops to 9.5%

July 2nd, 2010 4:07 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) A wave of census layoffs cut the nation's payrolls in June for the first time in six months, while private employers added a modest number of jobs. The unemployment rate fell to 9.5 percent, its lowest level in almost a year.Employers cut

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Return flight: American set to renew service to TCRA

July 1st, 2010 9:50 pm by Hank Hayes

Then and now, all Tri-Cities Regional Airport wanted with American Airlines was to make a deal. TCRA, which consummates its successful courtship with American Airlines by kicking off affiliate American Eagle's Chicago service Friday afternoon, wanted the

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Holston Valley Medical Center unveils results of $114 million Project Platinum

June 30th, 2010 9:28 pm by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT After five years of construction, Holston Valley Medical Center has completed one of the biggest expansion and renovation projects in its 75-year history.

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Stock and job woes take toll on Americans' mood

June 29th, 2010 9:47 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK So much for optimism. A dramatic drop in consumer confidence sent stocks plunging Tuesday and left a key index at its lowest level of the year, heightening fears that the economic recovery is stalling.

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Surgoinsville company expects merger to bring 40 new jobs to region

June 28th, 2010 10:03 pm by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE A Surgoinsville company that performs heat treatment on metal parts to make them stronger announced Monday it has merged with an Italian company, a move that is expected to add 40 employees eventually.

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Panera to open more pay-what-you-wish restaurants

June 28th, 2010 4:33 am by Associated Press

CLAYTON, Mo. As the first crowd of customers filed into Panera's nonprofit restaurant here, only the honor system kept them from taking all the food they wanted for free.Ronald Shaich, Panera's chairman, admitted as he watched them line up that he had no

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Frustrated by boycott, station owners want BP help

June 27th, 2010 10:37 pm by Associated Press

Tension is mounting between BP and the neighborhood retailers that sell its gasoline. As more Americans shun BP gasoline as a form of protest over the Gulf oil spill, station owners are insisting BP do more to help them convince motorists that such boyco

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Pathway Lending helping entrepreneurs across state

June 26th, 2010 9:20 pm by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Lots of businesses struggled during the recession. Some scaled back their operations. Others called it quits and closed their doors.

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