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Eastman Chemical CEO gets $3.5M in 2009 pay

March 11th, 2010 12:00 am by Associated Press

KINGSPORT, Tenn. In his first year as CEO of Eastman Chemical Co., James Rogers received compensation valued at $3.5 million, according to an Associated Press calculation of figures disclosed in a regulatory filing.Rogers, who previously served as presid

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Spike in Prius complaints may not be all it seems

March 10th, 2010 12:00 am by Associated Press

NEW YORK Reports of sudden acceleration in the Toyota Prius have spiked across the country. But that doesn't mean there's an epidemic of bad gas pedals in the popular hybrid.

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Dollar General sues Fred's over colors

March 10th, 2010 12:00 am by Associated Press

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Tri-Cities 4th quarter retail sales down, but may be following nation out of recession

March 9th, 2010 12:00 am by Staff Report

ETSU economists Steb Hipple said today that with a "continuing recovery in retailing at the national level, the turnaround in retail activity in the state and Tri-Cities region cannot be too far behind." But, he added, the Tri-Cities region was late in e

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Former Nu-Energie biodiesel plant up for auction

March 7th, 2010 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

SURGOINSVILLE The former Nu-Energie biodiesel plant in the Phipps Bend Industrial Park is headed for the auction block.

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Tennessee trying to tax hotels for 'free' breakfasts

March 7th, 2010 12:00 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE The so-called complimentary breakfasts at many hotels in Tennessee have stirred the appetite of state revenue officials.

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Regional Alliance restructures, focuses efforts on recruitment

March 6th, 2010 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

He's been on the job as interim president and CEO of the Regional Alliance for Economic Development for just over a year now. And already Tom Ferguson has restructured the organization, cut its staff in half, and changed its focus from marketing to recrui

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State Corporation Commission cuts Old Dominion Power rates

March 5th, 2010 12:00 am by Staff Report

GATE CITY Delegate Terry Kilgore, R-Gate City, on Friday applauded decisions made Thursday by the State Corporation Commission to cut electric rates for Kentucky Utilities/Old Dominion Power Co. customers in Southwest Virginia.

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