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Will latest jobs bill really produce jobs?

January 4th, 2010 12:00 am by Associated Press

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Bernanke says regulation first defense against speculation

January 3rd, 2010 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON Stronger regulation is the best way to prevent financial speculation from getting out of hand and throwing the economy in a new crisis, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Sunday.

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Changed lending practices kill takeover of JC TRACO plant, 200 jobs

January 2nd, 2010 12:00 am by Jeff Keeling, Johnson City Press

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Banks under political pressure to lend

January 2nd, 2010 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

The second phase of the Kingsport Pavilion should have been well under way by now. A major renovation and expansion of the Kingsport Town Center was expected to be in full swing in early 2009. And other construction projects here and across the nation wer

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Government gives GMAC $3.8 billion in new aid, boosts stake

December 30th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON The government gave GMAC Financial Services another $3.8 billion in cash and took a majority stake in the auto lender, aiming to stabilize the company as it struggles with big losses in its home mortgage unit.

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Virginia unemployment rate steady in November at 6.4 percent

December 30th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

RICHMOND, Va. Virginia got a boost from holiday employment and election work, but the state's unemployment rate held steady in November at 6.4 percent, the Virginia Employment Commission reported Wednesday.

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String of investment bubbles marked decade on Wall Street

December 29th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

NEW YORK A string of exploding investment bubbles that started with the dot-coms and ended with mortgages and oil dominated the years from 2000 to 2009. And it looks like the next decade will be no different.

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Radio Shack leaves site at Kingsport mall

December 28th, 2009 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT Radio Shack has left the Kingsport Town Center, combining that store with a new one on East Stone Drive. Radio Shack's last day at the mall, formerly known as Fort Henry Mall, was Sunday.

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Cell phone mania forces scramble for more airwaves

December 27th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON Wireless devices such as Apple's iPhone are transforming the way we go online, making it possible to look up driving directions, find the nearest coffee shop and update Facebook on the go. All this has a price in airwaves.

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Even as U.S. economy mends, jobless decade may loom

December 26th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON The decade ahead could be a brutal one for America's unemployed and for people with jobs hoping for pay raises.

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