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Jobless rate drops to 10 percent in Nov.; employers shed 11,000 jobs

December 4th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff and wire reports

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The unemployment rate fell to 10 percent in November as employers cut the smallest number of jobs since the recession began.Many economists expect the unemployment rate to climb into next year as the economy struggles to generate enoug

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NETWORKS achieves mixed results on goals; recession blamed for poor land sales

December 4th, 2009 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

BRISTOL, Tenn. Sullivan County's combined economic development effort has exceeded two of its four basic goals for 2009. However, on a more detailed scorecard, the NETWORKS - Sullivan Partnership fell far short of its goal on the sale of land, which NE

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Critics fear Comcast will charge more, offer less

December 4th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

Comcast Corp.'s bid on Thursday to buy a majority stake in NBC Universal for $13.75 billion will give the nation's largest cable TV operator effective control of a legendary TV network, an array of other cable channels, including Bravo, and the Universal

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For White House job summit, 4 ideas

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

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GM, Chrysler to reconsider dealer closings

December 3rd, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

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NETWORKS summit teams outline suggestions to meet education, work force goals

December 3rd, 2009 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

BRISTOL, Tenn. Local school systems should pursue early college and dual enrollment programs and consider year-round school calendars or increase "time on task" for students.

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More cash down proposed for FHA-backed loans

December 3rd, 2009 12:00 am by Assocaited Press

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KEDB officials approve giving $26,500 to keep KOSBE afloat

December 1st, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT The Kingsport Economic Development Board voted Tuesday to contribute a total of $26,500 to help keep the Kingsport Office of Small Business Development & Entrepreneurship up and running.

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TCRA weighs options with Delta pulling flights to Cincy

December 1st, 2009 12:00 am by Hank Hayes

BLOUNTVILLE Tri-Cities Regional Airport Executive Director Patrick Wilson indicated Wednesday that airport officials are trying to stop the bleeding caused by the Delta/Northwest merger.

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