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Johnson City unemployment rate lowest in Tri-Cities

June 25th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

Johnson City is the only one of NE Tennessee's four largest cities where the unemployment rate did not go into double digits during May. That city's unadjusted rate was 8.4 percent - up 0.7 perccent from last month - according to data released Thursday by

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Olive Garden coming to former Cootie Brown's site

June 24th, 2009 12:00 am by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT After years of speculation, rumor and a great desire by many people in the Model City, Darden Restaurants is opening its first Olive Garden in Kingsport. Deputy City Manager Jeff Fleming said the company has not announced when construction woul

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Durable goods orders up sharply for second straight month in May, led by big gains in aircraft

June 24th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods rose sharply for a second straight month in May, and a key indicator of business investment surged by the largest amount in nearly five years.The Commerce Department said Wedne

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NE Tenn., Kingsport home sales, prices increase

June 23rd, 2009 12:00 am by Don Fenley

NE Tennessee and Kingsport home sales followed the fragile national up trend in May, but average sales prices here increased.

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Kodak to stop production of Kodachrome film

June 22nd, 2009 12:00 am by NET News Service

You can still get Kodachrome, but not for long. Eastman Kodak Co. announced Monday it is ceasing production of its classic Kodachrome film due to decreasing demand as digital photography gains in popularity.

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Tennessee lands billions in investment despite economy

June 21st, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

Tennessee has managed to land more than $3 billion in investments since last July despite a national recession that's slowed the economy, state economic development officials said.

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Son, grandson continue business started 90 years ago

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

In June 1919, Dan Wexler was 21 years old when he opened the Free Service Tire Co. on Buffalo Street in Johnson City.

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Drug companies may narrow Medicare coverage gap

June 20th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON The pharmaceutical industry would finance improved coverage under the Medicare prescription drug program and help defray the cost of President Barack Obama's health care legislation under an $80 billion deal with key lawmakers and the White Ho

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