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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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Area demand for workers, unemployment rates show slight improvement

April 2nd, 2010 12:00 am by Don Fenley

Unemployment rates declined across the Tri-Cities during February and hiring for construction and production workers is seeing a slight pick up in Kingsport. The Bureau of Labor Statistics also reported three job sectors saw slight increases in the Kings

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