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New owner of downtown Hot Dog Hut to keep restaurant tradition alive

November 20th, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Mike Locke wasn't looking to sell his restaurant. The owner and founder of the locally favorite Hot Dog Hut had grown the business from the ground up, serving thousands of people through the years, from U.S. presidents to Little League baseball

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Foreclosures hitting more people with good credit

November 20th, 2009 12:00 am by Assocaited Press

WASHINGTON (AP) The foreclosure crisis likely will persist well into next year as high unemployment pushes more people out of homes, pulls down housing prices and raises concerns about the broader economic recovery.The latest evidence was a report Thursd

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FAA says widespread delays, cancellations in US due to flight plan system problem, some delays seen at Tri-Cities

November 19th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

ATLANTA (AP) -- A problem with the FAA system that collects airlines' flight plans caused widespread flight cancellations and delays nationwide Thursday. It was the second time in 15 months that a glitch in the flight plan system caused delays.FAA spokesw

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Weak home building a drag on economic recovery

November 19th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

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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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