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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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