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Tennessee's unemployment rate increases to 10.8%

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

Tennessee's unemployment rate for June was 10.8 percent, up 0.1 percent from May. The June rate a year ago was 6.4 percent. The national unemployment rate for June 2009 was 9.5 percent, up from the May rate of 9.4 percent."Like the national unemployment r

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Appalachian Power seeks 19% rate hike in Virginia

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

Appalachian Power customers in Virginia may be in store for another rate increase.Appalachian Power, a subsidiary of American Electric Power, filed requests Wednesday with the Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) to increase rates by 16 percent ove

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West Stone Drive Blockbuster falls victim to changing DVD rental marketplace, liquidating stock today

July 14th, 2009 12:00 am by Don Fenley

Blockbuster's West Stone Drive store in Kingsport has fallen victim to the evolving DVD rental market place. When it opens at 10 a.m. today it won't be renting DVDs, the liquidators will be selling the store's stock of DVDs.

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White House says health, green jobs growing quickly

July 13th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

Health care and environment-focused jobs will drive a jobs recovery, the White House predicted Monday even as it cautioned that the work will require better training to give workers greater skills.

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Appco employees finally see light at the end of the tunnel

July 12th, 2009 12:00 am by NET News Service

The bids are in, and this week is number-crunching time for the real estate company leading the bankruptcy-driven sale of the Appco convenience store chain.

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