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January another up month for average sales price of Kingsport homes

February 20th, 2009 12:00 am by Don Fenley

January was another up month for average home sales prices in Kingsport. The average sales price of a Kingsport home last month was $1,986 higher than the 2008 average sales price and a whopping $25,693 higher than the average sales price during the same

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Talks between Tri-Cities Regional Airport and main contractor have broken off

February 18th, 2009 12:00 am by Hank Hayes

Mediation talks over an operating lease between Tri-Cities Regional Airport and its main general aviation contractor have broken off, TCRA's legal counsel said Wednesday.

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Lead law prohibits sale of youth dirt bikes, ATVs

February 16th, 2009 12:00 am by Kevin Castle

When a government agency called for youth model dirt bikes and ATVs to be yanked from the market earlier this month, one area dealer had to take thousands of dollars in potential revenue off the showroom floor.

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Report shows recession deepened in Tri-Cities during 4th quarter, 2,100 jobs lost

February 16th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

Hipple said the national and regional labor market pictures that emerge in this report are not a surprise. "The economy is locked in the worst business downturn since 1981-82, and faces the first real risk of a genuine depression since the 1930s."

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President Obama to appoint panel to oversee auto industry recovery

February 15th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

President Barack Obama plans to appoint senior administration officials rather than a single "car czar," as had been discussed to oversee a restructuring of the auto industry.

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Sullivan sales tax revenues up slightly

February 14th, 2009 12:00 am by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE On the whole, sales tax revenues were up a little this month over February 2008. Revenues that roll from the state back to local governments in February are typically from sales tax collections in December.

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Valentine's Day business blooming for local florist

February 13th, 2009 12:00 am by Kevin Castle

Besides Mother's Day, this is Rainbow's End Floral's busiest day of the year, with delivery drivers making visits in the thousands with roses that were preordered by the nursery several weeks ago.

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