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Tenn. February jobless rate unchanged at 10.7 percent

March 18th, 2010 12:00 am by Staff Report

Tennessee's unemployment rate in February stood unchanged for the third month at 10.7 percent.According to Tennessee Commissioner of Labor & Workforce Development James Neeley said today that the February rate a year ago was 9.6 percent. The national une

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U.S. jobless claims drop; no signal of job gains

March 18th, 2010 12:00 am by Christopher S. Rugaber, The Associated Press

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Report: Bernard Madoff beaten up by fellow inmate over money dispute

March 18th, 2010 12:00 am by Dionne Searcey and Amir Efrati, The Wall Street Journal

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Eastman Chemical Co. planning to acquire Genovique Specialties

March 17th, 2010 12:00 am by Staff Report

KINGSPORT Eastman Chemical Co. announced Wednesday it plans to acquire Genovique Specialties Corp., a leading global producer of specialty plasticizers, benzoic acid and sodium benzoate.

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Community leaders gather at MeadowView for East Tennessee Environmental Conference

March 16th, 2010 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Community leaders from across the region and beyond gathered Tuesday for the opening of the 2010 East Tennessee Environmental Conference, being held through Wednesday at the MeadowView Marriott Conference Resort and Convention Center.

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Incentives package helped TCRA add Chicago flights

March 16th, 2010 12:00 am by Hank Hayes

BLOUNTVILLE To get new American Eagle flights to Chicago, Tri-Cities Regional Airport did what other airports are doing: put air service incentives on the table.

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American Eagle to begin air service to Chicago from Tri-Cities Regional Airport

March 15th, 2010 12:00 am by Hank Hayes

American Eagle Airlines will begin offering direct nonstop flights to Chicago O'Hare International Airport from Tri-Cities Regional Airport beginning on July 2, TCRA officials announced Monday.Last year, TCRA was hit hard by the Delta-Northwest Airlines m

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Social Security to start cashing Uncle Sam's IOUs

March 14th, 2010 12:00 am by Associated Press

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. The retirement nest egg of an entire generation is stashed away in this small town along the Ohio River: $2.5 trillion in IOUs from the federal government, payable to the Social Security Administration.

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