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Loan package OK'd for Lee call center

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

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Developer hopes to put in oyster bar at site of Jack's Restaurant

February 4th, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT The Kingsport Economic Development Board is considering selling the former Jack's Restaurant property on Main Street to a local developer who hopes to build a new oyster bar at the site.

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King Pharmaceuticals restructuring includes estimated 760 layoffs

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

King Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today it is restructuring and laying off workers to decrease operating expenses. According to King's press release, these actions - when combined with the reduction in headcount arising from King's recent acquisition

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Local home builders ask for help

February 2nd, 2009 12:00 am by Hank Hayes

Nearly 20 home builders, appraisers and suppliers captured the attention Monday of field staffers for Tennessee's GOP U.S. senators to convey one urgent message: Something big needs to be done for housing in the huge federal economic stimulus package.

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Consumer spending falls again, drags down economy

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

Consumers slashed spending for an unprecedented sixth straight month in December, feeding the already painful recession as millions of households opted to save rather than buy.

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Economic woes don't disappear from Super Bowl ads

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

long with the usual punchlines, cartoonish violence and car chases, the real world of a depressed economy slipped into the showcase of Super Bowl commercials.In a Bud Light commercial, employees sat around a conference table while their exasperated boss w

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'Paradox of thrift' is hurting economy

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

WASHINGTON Americans are hunkering down and saving more. For a recession-battered economy, it couldn't be happening at a worse time.

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Grocers, pizzerias double up on supplies for Super Bowl parties

January 31st, 2009 12:00 am by Kevin Castle

The chips are double stacked, twice the pizza dough is rising, and rack upon rack of beer is chilling. When it comes to the Super Bowl, area merchants must double their efforts to meet the need for game-time parties.

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