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Exide complied with notification law on layoffs, state official says

April 2nd, 2009 12:00 am by Rain Smith

Contrary to reports from other Tri-Cities media sources, Exide complied with, "everything under the letter of the law" in notifying employees and the state of layoffs at their plant in Bristol, Tenn.Jeff Hentschel, communication director for the Tennessee

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MSHA felt acquisition worth expense

April 2nd, 2009 12:00 am by JEFF KEELING

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Economic reports offer hope; some analysts say bottom is months away

April 2nd, 2009 12:00 am by Assocaiated Press

New economic reports on construction spending, manufacturing and pending home sales suggest the recession may be moving closer to a bottom. But most analysts think the low point is still months away, with more bad news likely before the economy stabiliz

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Exide to lay off 567 workers at Bristol battery plant

April 1st, 2009 12:00 am by Jeff Keeling

BRISTOL, Tenn. Company official Bruce Cole said Wednesday the layoffs are "indefinite," but they "hope for an improvement in the marketplace that may allow us to put people back to work at our Bristol facility."

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Greeneville's EcoQuest sold; 125 workers immediately terminated, 73 will stay on to phase out operations

March 30th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

Aerus Holdings LLC of Dallas announced Monday that its subsidiary has acquired a majority of the assets of EcoQuest International, its parent and their subsidiaries.

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Holliston Mills laying off 29 Hawkins County workers; Greene County firm to cut 14 jobs

March 30th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

Holliston Mills has notified the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development that it plans to layoff 29 employees later this week.The Hawkins County firm's notice is one of two for the Tri-Cities immediate region.

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Treasury secretary says market won't solve problem

March 29th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner defended his approach to fixing the country's economic mess Sunday, saying "the market will not solve this" while disclosing a bailout fund for battered banks has $135 billion left and might need more.

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Kingsport Convention & Visitors Bureau kicks off another season of sporting events

March 28th, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Sour economy or not, parents will drive hundreds of miles to watch their children play in ball tournaments.

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