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Alley's and Don Hill are on Chrysler's closure list, but don't count them out yet

May 14th, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Two Kingsport Chrysler dealerships Alley's Chrysler Dodge and Don Hill Jeep Eagle are targeted for closure. But don't count them out just yet. Chrysler under the direction of a government automotive task force said it wants to shed 789 deal

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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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