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Private hiring pickup forecast for November

December 3rd, 2010 4:47 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) Private employers probably revved up hiring in November as signs grow that the economy is gaining momentum. Yet, few expect a change in the 9.6 percent unemployment rate.After a sharp slowdown in the spring and a tepid rebound in the summ

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Eastman increases quarterly dividend to 47 cents per share

December 3rd, 2010 4:24 am by staff report

KINGSPORT For the first time since 1996, Eastman Chemical Co. has upped its quarterly dividend. The Kingsport-based company's board of directors has increased the quarterly cash dividend by 7 percent to 47 cents per share on the company's common s

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First Community Bank is the new owner of the Ridgefields Country Club

December 1st, 2010 2:42 pm by Matthew Lane

Before a packed ballroom of Ridgefields members, employees and other interested parties, FCB held a foreclosure and public sale of the 158-acre club and golf course Wednesday afternoon.

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Holston Medical Group offers 'Medical Home' to care for patients

November 27th, 2010 12:46 pm by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Patients at Holston Medical Group don't just have a primary care doctor they've got an entire team of healthcare professionals watching their back. Holston Medical Group is the region's first and only Physician Practice Connections Patient-Cen

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Cyber Monday predictions: Which deals to expect

November 27th, 2010 9:49 am by staff report

Black Friday may be the shopping event on the minds of most Americans this week, but those looking for the best deals on the Web are already focusing on Cyber Monday. That's when the deals get really good and the only line you're dealing with is the one c

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33 percent of Tennesseans plan to spend less

November 24th, 2010 4:49 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) A survey shows that 33 percent of Tennesseans polled plan to spend less this year on Christmas gifts than last.Fifty-seven percent expect to spend about the same, and 8 percent will spend more.

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Number of 'problem' banks grows even as industry posts profits

November 24th, 2010 4:22 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON The number of U.S. banks on the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.'s "problem" list grew over the summer, even as the industry posted solid net income and fewer loans soured.The number of troubled banks rose to 860 in the July-September quarter f

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Feds investigating toxic-metal contamination of comic book, movie character-themed children's drinking glasses

November 23rd, 2010 10:27 am by Associated Press

Federal regulators launched an investigation Monday into lead levels in themed drinking glasses depicting comic book and movie characters, declaring them children's products subject to stricter standards than those intended for adult collectors.

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Economists see slow growth; odds for new recession or stagflation low

November 22nd, 2010 10:34 am by Associated Press

The pace of the U.S. economic recovery will remain steady but slow in the face of persistently high unemployment and heavy debt burdens, according to a new survey.The National Association for Business Economics survey, set to be released Monday, found eco

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