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Lead law prohibits sale of youth dirt bikes, ATVs

February 16th, 2009 12:00 am by Kevin Castle

When a government agency called for youth model dirt bikes and ATVs to be yanked from the market earlier this month, one area dealer had to take thousands of dollars in potential revenue off the showroom floor.

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Report shows recession deepened in Tri-Cities during 4th quarter, 2,100 jobs lost

February 16th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

Hipple said the national and regional labor market pictures that emerge in this report are not a surprise. "The economy is locked in the worst business downturn since 1981-82, and faces the first real risk of a genuine depression since the 1930s."

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President Obama to appoint panel to oversee auto industry recovery

February 15th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

President Barack Obama plans to appoint senior administration officials rather than a single "car czar," as had been discussed to oversee a restructuring of the auto industry.

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Sullivan sales tax revenues up slightly

February 14th, 2009 12:00 am by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE On the whole, sales tax revenues were up a little this month over February 2008. Revenues that roll from the state back to local governments in February are typically from sales tax collections in December.

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Valentine's Day business blooming for local florist

February 13th, 2009 12:00 am by Kevin Castle

Besides Mother's Day, this is Rainbow's End Floral's busiest day of the year, with delivery drivers making visits in the thousands with roses that were preordered by the nursery several weeks ago.

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Appco files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

February 10th, 2009 12:00 am by Jeff Keeling

The filing appears to suggest that Appco's creditors the five largest of which are owed more than $1 million each will be able to collect on their debts.

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