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January unemployment rate drops to 9.7 percent

February 5th, 2010 12:00 am by Associated Press

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New York AG filing civil charges saying Bank of America, former CEO Lewis misled investors

February 4th, 2010 12:00 am by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Attorney General's office said Thursday it filed civil charges against Bank of America and its former CEO Ken Lewis, saying the bank misled investors about Merrill Lynch before it acquired the Wall Street bank in early 2009.C

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Eastman might pull plug on PET business

February 3rd, 2010 12:00 am by Staff Report

KINGSPORT At one time Eastman Chemical Co. was the world's leading supplier of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) for packaging.Now the company is trying to resuscitate the business, but it isn't ruling out pulling the plug on PET altogether.Eastman Presid

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Eastman Chemical poised for growth in 2010

February 3rd, 2010 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Eastman Chemical Co. made some tough cuts last year to help it weather the economic downturn. Now the Kingsport-based company is focused on growth."Growth is our number one mandate," Eastman President and CEO Jim Rogers told regional leaders ga

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Toyota investigation deepens; Transportation secretary says don't drive, then takes it back

February 3rd, 2010 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is telling owners of recalled Toyotas to stop driving the vehicles and get them fixed.LaHood's warning came Wednesday in testimony before a House Appropriations subcommittee on transportation. LaHood

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