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Eastman spills 2,150 gallons of acetic acid into Holston River, kills fish

November 3rd, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

KINGSPORT An accidental spill at Eastman Chemical Co. last week apparently killed an undetermined number of fish.

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Pay czar, Federal Reserve move forward on compensation plans

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

The government's "pay czar" expects compensation plans for additional employees at the seven companies getting the biggest bailouts to be in place by year's end, while the Federal Reserve will soon start its own work on banks' pay practices.

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As jobs vanish, factory towns slow to see stimulus

November 1st, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

Many communities hit hardest by job losses, those built around dying factories and mills, have been slowest to see relief from President Barack Obama's stimulus plan, underscoring how hard it is for Washington policymakers to create lasting work in areas

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Unemployed workers launching their own businesses during downturn

October 31st, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Wayne Patterson worked for the same auto dealership for nearly 30 years and expected to retire from the business.But last summer the certified master mechanic was told his job was being eliminated.Patterson, 51, started searching for a comparab

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TeleHealth Network will link Lee cardiac patients to HVMC

October 30th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

PENNINGTON GAP Patients at Lee Regional Medical Center will soon have access to board-certified specialists at Tennessee's top cardiology program without leaving Lee County.

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NETWORKS board approves $703,000 budget

October 29th, 2009 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE The $703,000 Sullivan County joint economic development marketing operations budget for 2009-10 includes $103,000 for the Regional Alliance for Economic Development for Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

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Man says Home Depot fired him over God button

October 28th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

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Bredesen discusses clean energy in trip to China

October 27th, 2009 12:00 am by Hank Hayes

China is the next big economic development hotbed for clean and renewable energy, Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen indicated Tuesday. Bredesen and a delegation of about 30 state business leaders are looking to make deals during a 10-day trade mission that inc

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