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May housing construction climbs by largest amount in 3 months, building permits also rise

June 16th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

Construction of new homes jumped in May by the largest amount in three months, an encouraging sign that the nation's deep housing recession was beginning to bottom out.The Commerce Department said Tuesday that construction of new homes and apartments jump

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Kingsport's PET Dairy plant closing; 120 jobs to be lost

June 15th, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT - After more than 50 years in operation, the PET Dairy plant on Konnarock Road is shutting its doors, resulting in the loss of 120 jobs. Dean Foods announced Monday it will close the facility and move production to other company locations.

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Tennessee honored for job creation

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

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Weak security in payment industry opens door to credit card thefts

June 14th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

Every time you swipe your credit card and wait for the transaction to be approved, sensitive data including your name and account number are ferried from store to bank through computer networks, each step a potential opening for hackers.

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New Eastman CEO ready to grow company

June 13th, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Eastman Chemical Co. has cut salaries and eliminated jobs to help deal with the worst recession in decades. Now, Eastman's new president and chief executive officer is hoping the cuts are behind the company and that opportunities for growth lie

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Alley's moves on without Chrysler

June 13th, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT This September, Wallace Alley was planning to mark his 60th anniversary as a Chrysler dealer. Now, he'll celebrate 60 years in the car business without the Chrysler nameplate. Alley's was one of 789 Chrysler dealerships nationwide that lost it

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