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Business owners pack City Hall to discuss future of downtown Kingsport

November 8th, 2010 10:29 pm by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT It was standing room only as business owners in downtown Kingsport gathered at City Hall Monday morning to discuss the future of the downtown district."The perception is we've had a lot of businesses close in downtown and perception is everyt

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Tri-Cities adds 6,000 jobs, threat of double dip recession reduced

November 8th, 2010 4:49 am by Don Fenley

ETSU economists Steb Hipple says an analysis of the Tri-Cities labor market for the third quarter shows the regional labor market has enjoyed its second consecutive quarter of improvement and the threat of a double dip recession is now substantially reduc

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Potential problem crops up as TCRA explores switch to airport authority

November 7th, 2010 10:09 pm by Hank Hayes

BLOUNTVILLE One unresolved question affecting the future of Tri-Cities Regional Airport has been hanging in the air for years.

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Kingsport mayor calls meeting to discuss downtown

November 6th, 2010 2:32 pm by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Several businesses and restaurants in downtown Kingsport have closed their doors or relocated in recent months, leaving behind some empty buildings and perhaps, negative perceptions of the downtown district.

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Bankers are spying on you in new ways

November 6th, 2010 1:22 pm by staff report

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Want to earn $10-12 an hour? Be a 'Foreclosure Department Supervisor'

November 6th, 2010 8:41 am by Marian Wang, ProPublica

For years, banks and other companies handling foreclosures have turned to cheap labor to process the growing volume of foreclosures. At JPMorgan Chase, they were called "Burger King kids"walk-in workers hired to handle foreclosure proceedings. Many barely

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BAE bids to operate Army ammunition plant in Southwest Va.

November 5th, 2010 10:53 am by Associated Press

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) BAE Systems Ordnance Systems is making a bid to operate the government-owned Radford Army Ammunition Plant in Montgomery and Pulaski counties.BAE spokesman Neil Franz told The Roanoke Times that the company believes its proposal provide

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Stocks inch higher, helped by strong jobs report

November 5th, 2010 10:27 am by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) Stocks are opening with slight gains after a strong jobs report in October gave investors another reason to be hopeful about the economy.The gains early Friday put the Dow Jones industrial average on track to extend a five-day rally that br

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