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Kingsport most likely to bear brunt of more Eastman layoffs; 5 percent pay cuts on the way

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

In an effort to continue to cut costs, Eastman Chemical Co. will slash employee pay by 5 percent and lay off up to 300 workers most of them will likely be from its Kingsport operations.

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Judge to decide if Appco employees get paid today

March 9th, 2009 12:00 am by Jeff Keeling

Today could mark a turning point in the month-old Chapter 11 bankruptcy case of convenience store operator and gasoline distributor Appalachian Oil Co. (Appco), whose employees didn't get their paychecks Friday and whose plan to get gas flowing at stores,

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Walking wounded: Millions see incomes fall even as they manage to hold jobs

March 8th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

In cubicles, factories and stores these days, anxious workers are trying to ease each other's economic fears with something akin to, "Well, at least we still have a job."

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Coal plants checked by opponents, costs

March 8th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

BILLINGS, Mont. Beneath the frozen plains of eastern Montana and Wyoming lie the largest coal deposits in the world enough to last the United States more than a century at the nation's current burn rate.

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