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Virginia unemployment rate steady in November at 6.4 percent

December 30th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

RICHMOND, Va. Virginia got a boost from holiday employment and election work, but the state's unemployment rate held steady in November at 6.4 percent, the Virginia Employment Commission reported Wednesday.

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String of investment bubbles marked decade on Wall Street

December 29th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

NEW YORK A string of exploding investment bubbles that started with the dot-coms and ended with mortgages and oil dominated the years from 2000 to 2009. And it looks like the next decade will be no different.

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Radio Shack leaves site at Kingsport mall

December 28th, 2009 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT Radio Shack has left the Kingsport Town Center, combining that store with a new one on East Stone Drive. Radio Shack's last day at the mall, formerly known as Fort Henry Mall, was Sunday.

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Cell phone mania forces scramble for more airwaves

December 27th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON Wireless devices such as Apple's iPhone are transforming the way we go online, making it possible to look up driving directions, find the nearest coffee shop and update Facebook on the go. All this has a price in airwaves.

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Even as U.S. economy mends, jobless decade may loom

December 26th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON The decade ahead could be a brutal one for America's unemployed and for people with jobs hoping for pay raises.

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Google sharpens aim on mobile marketing with AdMob

December 25th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

SAN MATEO, Calif. Four years ago, Omar Hamoui was just another ineffectual entrepreneur trying to spruce up his resume in graduate school. Now, he's poised to become Google Inc.'s newest weapon as the company aims to extend its dominance of online advert

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Eastman Credit Union donates $10,000 to Kingsport United Way endowment

December 23rd, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

KINGSPORT The future of United Way of Greater Kingsport is more secure thanks to the presentation of $10,000 from Eastman Credit Union to the United Way's Endowment Fund.

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New-home sales sink 11 percent in November

December 23rd, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

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