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Downtown Kingsport groups agree to merger

October 5th, 2009 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

The Downtown Kingsport Association and Downtown Business Association agreed to terms of a merger Monday.

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Even as layoffs persist, some employers can't find people with right skills to fill good jobs

October 4th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

In a brutal job market, here's a task that might sound easy: Fill jobs in nursing, engineering and energy research that pay $55,000 to $60,000, plus benefits.

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After the housing boom: a look at area residential development

October 3rd, 2009 12:00 am by Jeff Keeling

It's a popular local refrain when the country is struggling economically: The Tri-Cities doesn't have the peaks and valleys other parts of the country do.

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Drama unfolds at DKA press conference on old Strand Theater

October 2nd, 2009 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT A Friday morning news conference on the Downtown Kingsport Association's new partnership for a performing arts center in the old Strand Theater downtown had some unplanned drama.What started out as a news conference about the DKA and Restoratio

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New home sales in August inch up 0.7 percent, but results miss Wall Street expectations

October 2nd, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- New U.S. home sales posted a tepid 0.7 percent increase last month, missing Wall Street expectations and providing more evidence that the housing market recovery remains tentative.The Commerce Department said Friday sales inched up to a

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Penske's withdrawal from Saturn deal disappoints dealers, owners

October 1st, 2009 12:00 am by Jeff Keeling, Johnson City Press

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Environmental groups file new challenge to Dominion power plant

October 1st, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

ST. PAUL A number of environmental organizations opposed to the construction of a new coal-fired power plant in Wise County have filed an appeal of a recent Richmond Circuit Court decision, this time targeting the plant's carbon dioxide emissions permit.

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