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Edwards & Associates lays off 50 in Sullivan County

March 2nd, 2009 12:00 am by NET News Service

A local manufacturer affiliated with Bell Helicopter has laid off 50 employees 45 at a Piney Flats subsidiary and five at its Bristol headquarters citing a declining demand for its "helicopter completion services."

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Dow dips below 7,000; Expert says stock 'game-changer will come when housing market stabilizes'

March 2nd, 2009 12:00 am by Assocaited Press

The Dow Jones industrial average plunged below 7,000 Monday for the first time in more than 11 years as investors grow even more pessimistic about the health of banks, and in turn the economy.

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Fleet Feet Sports opening Kingsport store this month

March 2nd, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

Owners Phil and Melissa Horner plan to open the store early this month at Reedy Creek Terrace, across from Panera Bread and Starbucks. The specialty retailer will carry running shoes, apparel and related accessories.

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Confusion surrounds health care safety net included in stimulus

March 1st, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

The Obama administration rushed to include a health care safety net for laid-off workers in the recently signed stimulus bill, but has not told employers exactly how to make it work.

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Convenience for consumers or threat to small business? Wine legislation spurs debate

February 27th, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

Legislation moving through the Tennessee General Assembly would allow consumers to purchase wine at grocery stores across the state.

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Bankruptcy judge approves measure to let Appco purchase fuel

February 27th, 2009 12:00 am by Jeff Keeling

GREENEVILLE Appalachian Oil Co. (Appco) can't pay executives of parent company Titan Global Holdings from cash collateral, a bankruptcy judge ruled Friday in a hearing where she also allowed Appco store and management employees to be paid for another wee

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