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Small businesses fear employer mandates to offer health insurance

July 28th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

Small business wants federal health care reform legislation but no "destructive" employer mandates to offer health insurance, National Federation of Independent Business Tennessee Director Jim Brown said Tuesday.

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Coal producers order more cutbacks

July 28th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

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Toy F. Reid, longtime Eastman executive, passes away

July 27th, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

A memorial service will be held Wednesday in Kingsport for Toy F. Reid, former executive vice president of Eastman Kodak Co. and general manager of Eastman Chemical who died Sunday.

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New home sales soar 11 percent in June in largest monthly increase in more than 8 years

July 27th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- New U.S. home sales rose by the largest amount in more than eight years last month, in another sign the housing market is finally bouncing back from the worst downturn in decades.The Commerce Department said Monday that sales rose 11 p

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Hale Springs Inn to welcome first overnight guest since 1998 - VIDEO

July 26th, 2009 12:00 am by Jeff Bobo

After all the delays and a couple of false starts, the historic Hale Springs Inn today will welcome its first overnight guest since closing in 1998.

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Sullivan County commissioner pushing ahead on jobs task force

July 26th, 2009 12:00 am by J. H. Osborne

Sullivan County Commissioner Bart Long said last week he's moving forward with plans to get himself and other county commissioners more actively involved with job creation efforts for the county.

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Kingsport BMA appoints panel to create oversight board

July 26th, 2009 12:00 am by Matthew Lane

As a result of ongoing tensions between the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce and the Kingsport Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Board of Mayor and Aldermen last week appointed a new three-member committee charged with creating a new oversight board for t

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