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TVA prefers site near Rogersville for new plant

August 7th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

The Tennessee Valley Authority announced Friday that the preferred location for its proposed 880 megawatt combined-cycle gas plant in Northeast Tennessee is adjacent to the existing John Sevier Fossil Plant near Rogersville.

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Employers cut 247,000 jobs in July; jobless rate dips, strong signal recession ending

August 7th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Employers throttled back on layoffs in July, cutting just 247,000 jobs, the fewest in a year, and the unemployment rate dipped to 9.4 percent, its first decline in 15 months.It was a better-than-expected showing that offered a strong si

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New jobless claims drop more than expected in sign that layoffs are slowing

August 6th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The number of newly-laid off workers seeking unemployment insurance fell last week, the government said Thursday, fresh evidence that layoffs are easing.

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Pavilion's developers working to secure financing to add theater, restaurants, shops

August 5th, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Developers of the Kingsport Pavilion are hoping to start phase II of the commercial complex in the near future, bringing a theater, more shops and restaurants to the site.But securing financing for the project is the challenge."It's a little ch

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'Clunkers' rebates look likely for another month

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

WASHINGTON Roadblocks disappearing, the Senate cleared the way Tuesday for a vote giving eager car buyers until Labor Day to cash in on rebates up to $4,500 for trading in their gas-guzzlers for new, higher-mileage models.

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'Cash for clunkers' has area car lots hopping

August 4th, 2009 12:00 am by Kevin Castle

"Cash for clunkers" is quickly becoming the feel-good hit of the summer for many Kingsport auto dealerships. The government-driven car incentive program has ignited consumer interest and kept local salesmen hopping.

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