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Bush Hog still getting tax break for closed building

May 20th, 2009 12:00 am by Jeff Keeling

TELFORD Even though Bush Hog is leaving the Washington County Industrial Park after just seven years in operation, the equipment maker could continue to enjoy valuable tax breaks if no one finds a buyer that can bring jobs back to its facility breaks th

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AGC glass organizations to be merged

May 20th, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

Asahi Glass, the Japanese-based parent of AGC Flat Glass, plans to merge its flat glass and automotive glass organizations under one umbrella to help boost profitability.Chris Correnti, AGC vice president, general counsel and secretary, said the newly com

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KCVB honors 10 'Caught in the Act of Hospitality'

May 19th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

KINGSPORT The Kingsport Convention and Visitors Bureau recognized 10 people during National Tourism Week last week with the "Caught in the Act of Hospitality" Award.

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Bush Hog closing Telford plant

May 18th, 2009 12:00 am by NET News Service

Nearly 150 local factory workers will lose their jobs by July 14, and if the owners of Bush Hog LLC can't sell the company's Telford plant those jobs will be lost permanently.

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Obama's budget chief says economy has almost bottomed out

May 17th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

The worst seems to be over, President Barack Obama's budget director said Sunday. But he also warned against taking signs of economic recovery as a reason to celebrate or delay changes in health care policy.

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Bill would entice consumers to buy more fuel-efficient vehicles

May 16th, 2009 12:00 am by Kevin Castle

Could one potential solution to U.S. auto industry problems be that older car, truck, or SUV you're driving? Some Tri-Cities car dealers hope so. A possible incentive program that would allocate federal dollars to car buyers who trade in their older vehic

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'No news is good news' for Tri-Cities area GM dealers

May 15th, 2009 12:00 am by NET News Service

It seems GM's ax didn't fall on local auto dealers, whose emotions stayed on a string Friday as GM notified more than 1,000 of its dealers it planned to eliminate them a move that drew mixed responses from several area GM dealers.

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