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Fed survey: recession eased, some regions report improved expectations for business activity

June 10th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The economy's sharp downhill slide eased in the late spring and hopes for future business activity improved, suggesting that the worst of the recession has passed.A Federal Reserve snapshot of economic conditions issued Wednesday found

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Bright spots emerge in job market

June 10th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

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Bredesen signs wine direct shipment bill

June 9th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

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Recession takes big bite out of Tri-Cities retail sales

June 8th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

Retail sales in the Tri-Cities declined during the first quarter of 2009 giving the region no respite from the deepening recession.According to ETSU economists Seb Hipple Kingsport's sales were down 2.8 percent, Johnson City sales declined by 5.2 percent.

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World airlines seen losing $9 billion this year

June 7th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

The world's airlines will collectively lose $9 billion in 2009 with revenues to shrink by $80 billion from a year ago, as the economic crisis saps air travel and cargo demand, a key industry body warned Monday.

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