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Obama slams 'fat cat' bankers; bankers plan to tell him to lighten up

December 14th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama is asking bank executives to support his efforts to tighten the financial industry, while bankers are prepared to tell the president he should stop oversimplifying their concerns if he wants good-faith collaboration

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Construction of Olive Garden gets under way at East Stone Commons

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

KINGSPORT Workers are preparing the foundation for the new restaurant at East Stone Commons next to Chili's, on the site of the former Cootie Brown's restaurant.

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Tennessee Electric Company branching out across country to maintain jobs here at home

December 11th, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

It's operated in Kingsport for years without much notice or fanfare, providing highly skilled jobs at various industrial sites across the region.Now, you'll find employees of Tennessee Electric Company working across the country from installing cable on

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Kingsport businesses win KOSBE awards

December 11th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

KINGSPORT The winners of the 2009 annual KOSBE Awards were handed out Thursday night by the Kingsport Area Chamber of Commerce's Office of Small Business Development and Entrepreneurship (KOSBE).

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Next hot jobs: keeping tabs on financial firms

December 11th, 2009 12:00 am by Assocaited Press

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TCRA to ramp up flight recruitment efforts in the spring

December 10th, 2009 12:00 am by Hank Hayes

BLOUNTVILLE Tri-Cities Regional Airport Executive Director Patrick Wilson said Thursday it might be next spring before new flight recruitment efforts get off the ground to offset flight cuts related to the Delta-Northwest merger.

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Eastman discontinues Texas industrial gasification project

December 9th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

KINGSPORT Eastman Chemical Co. announced Wednesday that it has decided to discontinue its Beaumont, Texas, industrial gasification project.

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