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$2.2 billion semiconductor plant coming to Clarksville

December 16th, 2008 12:00 am by Associated Press

The new plant in Clarksville carries an initial investment of $1.2 billion, though Tennessee officials project that the total cost could reach $2.5 billion.

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TennCare cuts leave local pharmacies struggling

December 15th, 2008 12:00 am by NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY Belt-tightening at TennCare has handed the state's pharmacies a bitter pill to swallow, cutting "crossover payment" reimbursements for some drugs and durable medical equipment, Tennessee Pharmacists Association Executive Director Baeteena B

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As Christmas nears, expect more discounts

December 15th, 2008 12:00 am by Associated Press

The clock is winding down on what could be one of the worst holiday shopping seasons in decades and recession-hit shoppers are finally starting to feel some pressure to spend.

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Many small banks waiting to access government funds

December 14th, 2008 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON Many small community banks are growing frustrated about their inability to access the government's $700 billion financial rescue fund, nearly two months after large banks began tapping the fund for much-needed capital.

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Eastman Credit Union plans to distribute $4 million dividend

December 13th, 2008 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT One local financial institution is announcing some good news despite the nation's tough economic times.

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Business creations: Zoomerz ribbon cutting set for this week

December 13th, 2008 12:00 am by Staff Report

KINGSPORT The Kingsport Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting for Zoomerz at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18, at 1634 Fort Henry Drive. Zoomerz is a full-service gasoline station and convenience store that offers fountain and coffee stations.

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Metal recycling business goes from boom to bust

December 12th, 2008 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

ROGERSVILLE In simple terms, in December those bags of aluminum cans in the garage and that junk car in a field are worth a fraction of what they were in August.

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KOSBE hands out small business awards

December 12th, 2008 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT Holston Medical Group's founder, Dr. Jerry Miller, and founders of Elixir Media Group, Cafe N'Orleans and Flowers by Copper Creek were among winners in the 2008 KOSBE small business awards.

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