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White House says health, green jobs growing quickly

July 13th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

Health care and environment-focused jobs will drive a jobs recovery, the White House predicted Monday even as it cautioned that the work will require better training to give workers greater skills.

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Appco employees finally see light at the end of the tunnel

July 12th, 2009 12:00 am by NET News Service

The bids are in, and this week is number-crunching time for the real estate company leading the bankruptcy-driven sale of the Appco convenience store chain.

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New Gate City bakery is a real family affair

July 11th, 2009 12:00 am by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY, Va. When Vikki Roberts and her husband, Allan, opened their new eatery the Family Bakery May 18, they never imagined they'd sell so many cupcakes. In the first four weeks alone, Vikki, a former caterer and photographer, estimates that she an

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Treasury secretary says power, risks of explosive derivatives market blindsided the government

July 10th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The huge amount of money tied up in complex derivative transactions helped cripple the economy, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner told lawmakers Friday as he laid out a case for greater government control over a generally unregulated

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Beale Street merchants banning guns

July 10th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

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New jobless claims plunge to 565,000; continuing claims rise to new record near 6.9 million

July 9th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- The number of newly laid-off workers filing initial claims for jobless benefits last week fell to lowest level since early January, largely due to changes in the timing of auto industry layoffs.

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Owner raises price of old Kingsport Foundry site

July 7th, 2009 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT Kingsport Economic Development Board officials still hope to purchase the old Kingsport Foundry property. However, the group's latest offer to the owner of the 5.2 acres was turned down, after a twist.

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