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Upgrades get under way at Kingsport Town Center

October 16th, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT If the Kingsport Town Center is starting to look a little brighter these days, there's good reason.Crews recently began installing new lighting in the common areas at the center, formerly known as the Fort Henry Mall. By mid last week, installa

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Tennessee's Sept. jobless rate 10.5% - down 0.2%

October 15th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

Tennessee's unemployment rate dropped 0.2 percent in September to 10.5 percent from the August revised rate of 10.7 percent.Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development James Neeley said, "Tennessee's unemployment rate continues to show stabilization w

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New jobless claims drop unexpectedly to 514,000; inflation remains muted

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

WASHINGTON (AP) -- New jobless claims dropped to the lowest level since January and the prices of many household goods stayed low last month, positive signs of stability for the fledgling economic recovery.The decline in jobless claims shows companies are

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Atmos says natural gas customers getting price break this winter

October 14th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

Atmos Energy Corp. said today that most of its natural gas utility customers will pay lower heating bills this winter compared to last winter.

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HVMC ranks No. 1 in Tenn. for cardiology services - VIDEO

October 13th, 2009 12:00 am by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT Holston Valley Medical Center has been ranked No. 1 in the state for cardiology services by one of the nation's leading independent health care ratings organizations.HealthGrades issued its annual Hospital Quality in America study on Tuesday t

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Insurers' warning shot has Democrats scrambling

October 12th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

Insurance companies aren't playing nice any more. Their dire message that health care legislation will drive up premiums for people who already have coverage comes as a warning shot at a crucial point in the debate and threatens President Barack Obama's t

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Insurers escalate criticism of health care overhaul

October 11th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

The insurance industry sharply escalated its criticism of the Senate health care bill Sunday, charging that the legislation would shift costs to privately insured people, raising the price of a typical policy by hundreds if not thousands of dollars annu

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