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Kingsport, Johnson City Super Kmart stores phasing out grocery sales, reducing hours of operation

September 14th, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Super Kmart in Kingsport and Johnson City will phase out their grocery operations later this year and convert to Big K stores instead.

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Retail sales down; Kingsport -9.9%, Johnson City -5.6%; Bristol -3.9%

September 14th, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

Retail sales fell in all three of the Tri-Cities in the second quarter as what's being dubbed "The Great Recession" took hold of the region."In many ways, our region avoided some of the early downturn in 2008, but we are now suffering the full impact of t

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Risk-taking is back for banks one year after crisis

September 13th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

A year after the financial system nearly collapsed, the nation's biggest banks are bigger and regaining their appetite for risk.

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Stimulus program allowed young people to earn wages, learn workplace skills

September 11th, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

It's funding Cash for Clunkers, tax credits for first-time home buyers, and bridge and road improvements across the nation.The federal stimulus plan officially titled the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act is funding various programs and incentives to

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Trade, jobless claims figures show fading recession

September 10th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) The U.S. trade deficit in July hit the highest level in six months as a record rise in imports outpaced a third straight increase in foreign demand for American products, according to government data released Thursday. Both gains provided

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