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Business eyes old foundry site on Main Street; auto supplier looks at local site

June 8th, 2010 9:32 pm by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT A local employer is looking to acquire the old Kingsport Foundry property on Main Street. Meanwhile, an auto supplier is considering purchasing the old Magneti Marelli building and creating 450 new jobs in the next three years. The Kingsport Ec

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For many, recovery means lower expectations

June 6th, 2010 9:44 pm by Associated Press

PROSPER, Texas Advised by a Walgreens superior that a promotion was "very highly likely" if he transferred to the drugstore chain's Dallas division, Chris Cummings uprooted his family and bought a spacious house in this hopefully named suburb. But ins

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Tennessee Housing Development Agency program provides repairs for elderly homeowners

June 5th, 2010 5:54 pm by Sharon Hayes

Mable Leeper has a brand new bathroom, complete with new floor, shower and toilet. She's also got a new electric heat pump that replaced an old oil stove. She's got new flooring and new windows in her kitchen, new floors and two new windows in her front b

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DeNarvaez named CEO of Wellmont Health System

June 5th, 2010 12:02 am by Staff report

KINGSPORT Margaret "Denny" DeNarvaez, who has provided executive leadership for one of the country's largest faith-based health systems and led a hospital nationally recognized for excellence in cardiac care, has been named president and CEO of Wellmont

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Economic officials tour Southwest Virginia

June 2nd, 2010 11:26 pm by Steve Igo

WISE A two-day tour of Southwest Virginia for cabinet-level state economic development officials includes a sightseeing tour of a region in transition as portrayed by regional and local representatives.

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Eastman Chemical predicts best earnings in years

June 2nd, 2010 7:16 pm by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Eastman Chemical Co. is expecting to deliver its best earnings performance in several years.Eastman President and CEO Jim Rogers announced Wednesday in a presentation at the Goldman Sachs Basic Materials conference in New York that the company

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Federal Reserve chief sees delicate dance ahead

May 30th, 2010 11:20 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON The delicate task ahead for the Federal Reserve and other central banks is deciding when to start boosting interest rates and reeling in all the stimulus pumped out during the global financial crisis, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said Sunday.

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