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Local gas prices head for the $3 a gallon price mark

December 29th, 2010 9:09 am by Don Fenley

Gas prices in most Kingsport stations had not broken the $3 a gallon mark early today, but some are almost there at $2.99 9/10.

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Profits are up so U.S. companies are hiring workers ..... overseas

December 29th, 2010 5:53 am by Associated Press

Corporate profits are up. Stock prices are up. So why isn't anyone hiring?Actually, many American companies are just maybe not in your town. They're hiring overseas, where sales are surging and the pipeline of orders is fat.

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Retailers roll out sales as snow hits East Coast

December 26th, 2010 7:48 pm by Associated Press

ATLANTA An East Coast snowstorm put a damper on after-Christmas shopping Sunday. But shoppers across the rest of the country searched clearance racks and spent gift cards in the afterglow of the best holiday season for retailers since 2007.

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NETWORKS looks back at its accomplishments of the past year

December 25th, 2010 7:41 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT Good economic news may be headed here, but if it comes it likely won't get here until sometime after New Year's Day. Among other things, the NETWORKS Sullivan Partnership ended 2010 with preparations for a new industry in the old Magneti Mar

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New GOP wave pushes pro-business agenda in states

December 24th, 2010 4:32 am by Associated Press

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) Having won big in the fall elections, Republicans preparing to take over statehouses around the country are proposing to cut corporate taxes, weaken union clout and rewrite laws on discrimination, whistle-blowers and injured work

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Americans boost spending, giving economy a lift ahead of the holidays

December 23rd, 2010 8:53 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Americans spent at a moderate pace last month, giving the economy a boost ahead of the holidays.The Commerce Department reported Thursday that consumers increased their spending 0.4 percent in November. The gain came after shoppers ratc

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Firm may bring 450 jobs to Sullivan County

December 21st, 2010 3:28 am by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE Landing a new employer bringing 450 new manufacturing jobs over the next three years moved a step closer to reality Monday when the Sullivan County Commission pledged county dollars to back incentives to get the business to come here

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Eastman, Holston Valley credit unions will merge

December 20th, 2010 10:31 am by Staff report

Eastman Credit Union will merge with Holston Valley Credit Union in the spring of 2011.The board of directors for both organization have approved approve the merger. Both institutions are financially strong. HVCU has approximately $11.8 million in asset

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