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Chrysler dealer: Waiting for news is the hardest part

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

KINGSPORT Chrysler dealerships around the country could find out in the next few days whether or not they'll be closed as part of the automaker's restructuring efforts. Now in bankruptcy, Chrysler is expected to slash as many as 800 of its nearly 3,200 d

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Morgan Insulation in Erwin closing its doors; 42 jobs lost

May 12th, 2009 12:00 am by Jim Wozniak

ERWIN Two layoffs earlier this year that removed more than 20 people from the payroll were not enough to save an Erwin company. Morgan Insulation will start shutting down July 13 and should finish within two months, plant manager Tom Walters said Tuesday

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Lawsuit filed against Appco owner Titan Global Holdings

May 11th, 2009 12:00 am by NET News Service

A lawsuit filed in Kansas last week gives prominent mention to bankrupt Appalachian Oil Co. (Appco), alleging that Appco's corporate owner fraudulently took possession of an Independence, Kan.-based oil distributor and "looted" it after doing the same to

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Local company leading tanning industry in new technology

May 9th, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

It's got the vanity market down pat. Now the tanning industry is hoping to capture health-conscious and green consumers as well, and a Kingsport-based company is leading the effort with specially designed tanning equipment that saves energy, cuts costs, a

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New jobless claims unexpectedly plunge to 601,000; lowest level since January

May 7th, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

New applications for jobless benefits plunged to the lowest level in 14 weeks, a possible sign that the massive wave of layoffs has peaked. Still, the number of unemployed workers getting benefits climbed to a new record.The Labor Department reported Thu

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