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Citadel Broadcasting - WGOC, WJCW, WKOS, WQUT and WXSM - files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

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

Citadel Broadcasting Corp., the nation's third-largest radio broadcasting company, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Sunday in an effort to restructure its hefty debt load as it continues to face declining advertising revenue.

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Many stores closed on busiest shopping day of year; Tractor Supply helps customers shop by flashlight

December 19th, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Tractor Supply Co. didn't have power on Saturday, but manager-in-training Chad Casey stood out in front of the store anyway, offering to help customers if he could.

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11 baby deaths now linked to Simplicity cribs

December 18th, 2009 12:00 am by Assocaited Press

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Delta replacing Cincinnati service with Detroit flight

December 17th, 2009 12:00 am by Hank Hayes

BLOUNTVILLE Tri-Cities Regional Airport's recent loss of Delta flights to Cincinnati was "more about Cincinnati than it was Tri-Cities," airport commissioners were told at a meeting on Thursday.

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Report signals weakening labor market, new claims for jobless benefits jump by 480,000

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

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The number of newly laid off workers filing claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week as the recovery of the nation's battered labor market proceeds in fits and starts.The Labor Department said Thursday that the numbe

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Health care helping prop up medical office space

December 17th, 2009 12:00 am by Assocaited Press

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Third quarter retail sales down as recession continues its grip on the Tri-Cities economy

December 16th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

ETSU economists Steb Hipple's analysis of retail sales shows that the recession continued its grip NE Tennessee's three major three cities during the third quarter. On a year-to-year basis, dollar sales fell 4.2% in Bristol, 4.9% in Johnson City, and 8.

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House votes to turn down volume of noisy TV ads

December 15th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON The House on Tuesday voted to level off the abrupt spikes in volume felt by television viewers during commercial breaks. The bill approved by a voice vote is aimed at stopping TV ads from playing noticeably louder than programs.

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Analysis: ETSU College of Business added $102M to region's economy last year

December 14th, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

The College of Business and Technology at East Tennessee State University is doing its job. An economic impact analysis shows that the college added $102 million to the region's economy in fiscal year 2008-2009, generating $32 million in household earning

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