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Shipley says Eastman interested in biofuels project

November 18th, 2009 12:00 am by Hank Hayes

Kingsport-based Eastman Chemical Co. might be a partner in a possible locally developed biofuels facility that would make ethanol from switchgrass, state Rep. Tony Shipley said Wednesday.

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Weak home construction weighing down economic rebound; consumer inflation remains tame

November 18th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The budding economic recovery is getting little help from the home building industry, which normally creates jobs and boosts growth as a recession ends.Construction of homes unexpectedly plunged last month to its lowest point since Apri

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Eastman employee pay will be restored to 2008 levels on Dec. 7

November 17th, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

Eastman Chemical Co. will restore employee pay to 2008 levels, effective Dec. 7. Eastman Chief Executive Officer Jim Rogers notified employees by internal memo Tuesday that employee pay cuts will be reversed in less than three weeks. The cuts were impleme

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Sullivan County gives thumbs-up to tax increment financing for ethanol plant

November 16th, 2009 12:00 am by J. H. Osborne

Tax increment financing (TIF) from Sullivan County is a go for an ethanol-from-trash plant under development at the old Raytheon plant in Bristol.

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Millions will have to repay part of tax credit

November 16th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

More than 15 million taxpayers could unexpectedly owe taxes when they file their federal returns next spring because the government was too generous with their new Making Work Pay tax credit.

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Sullivan County Commission to vote on tax increment financing for ethanol business

November 15th, 2009 12:00 am by J. H. Osborne

The Sullivan County Commission is expected to vote Monday on proposed tax increment financing (TIF) for a new trash-into-ethanol business at the old Raytheon site in Bristol.

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RCAM to fill gap between workers and industries

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

KINGSPORT It's early evening in downtown Kingsport and dozens of students are arriving at the Regional Center for Advanced Manufacturing on Main Street. Some are dressed in jeans and sweatshirts, some wear work clothes from a day at the plant. All are he

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Kingsport Power plans 5.5% rate hike

November 13th, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

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Survey shows 5 percent of Americans plan to buy a home in the next year, most of them young, live in the South or West

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

One in 20 Americans say they plan to buy a home within the next year, and they're most likely to be 34 years old or younger and living in the South or West, according to a survey released Wednesday.Roughly a quarter of potential buyers said the No. 1 reas

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