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NET legislators pledge to push pro-business agenda

January 30th, 2009 12:00 am by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT With Republican majorities in the Tennessee House and Senate, Northeast Tennessee GOP lawmakers pledged to push a pro-business agenda in the Tennessee Capitol in tough economic times during a regional chamber of commerce breakfast Friday.

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Struggling Appco shortens hours at convenience stores

January 29th, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

Its store shelves nearly bare, its fuel pumps mostly dry, Appalachian Oil Co. has shortened operating hours at the majority of its convenience stores across the region, hoping for an influx of capital to put the struggling company back on solid footing on

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Pal Barger donates $400,000 for downtown automotive technology center

January 28th, 2009 12:00 am by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT The announcement came during a press conference Wednesday morning in the lobby of Free Service, where officials from the city, chamber of commerce and Northeast State came to thank Barger for his donation.

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Forecasters see historic drop in retail sales

January 28th, 2009 12:00 am by Assocaited Press

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Wellmont audit shows erroneous accounting entries from 2006 to 2008, no theft involved

January 27th, 2009 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT An ongoing financial review of Wellmont Health System has found "erroneous" accounting entries from 2006 to 2008 but none that involved theft, personal gain or government contracts.

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AGC Flat Glass idling West Virginia plant

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

AGC Flat Glass North America is halting production at its West Virginia glass factory, idling 180 of the plant's 240 employees indefinitely due to slow business conditions.

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