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Tennessee lands billions in investment despite economy

June 21st, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

Tennessee has managed to land more than $3 billion in investments since last July despite a national recession that's slowed the economy, state economic development officials said.

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Son, grandson continue business started 90 years ago

June 20th, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

In June 1919, Dan Wexler was 21 years old when he opened the Free Service Tire Co. on Buffalo Street in Johnson City.

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Drug companies may narrow Medicare coverage gap

June 20th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON The pharmaceutical industry would finance improved coverage under the Medicare prescription drug program and help defray the cost of President Barack Obama's health care legislation under an $80 billion deal with key lawmakers and the White Ho

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NETWORKS: No jobs added since April, but new prospects on horizon

June 18th, 2009 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE Sullivan County's economic development efforts resulted in no additional jobs since an April report, according to the June Scorecard of the NETWORKS Sullivan Partnership.

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Tennessee's jobless rate at 26-year high - 10.7%

June 18th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

Tennessee's unemployment rate is now in double digits and at a 26-year high.According to Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development James Neeley the jobless rate for May was 10.7 percent, up 0.8 percentage point from the revised April rate of 9.9 p

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New financial rules: Major changes for big, small

June 17th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON From simple home loans to Wall Street's most exotic schemes, the government would impose and enforce sweeping new "rules of the road" for the nation's battered financial system under an overhaul proposed Wednesday by President Barack Obama.

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