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New jobless claims drop more than expected in sign that layoffs are slowing

August 6th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The number of newly-laid off workers seeking unemployment insurance fell last week, the government said Thursday, fresh evidence that layoffs are easing.

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Pavilion's developers working to secure financing to add theater, restaurants, shops

August 5th, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Developers of the Kingsport Pavilion are hoping to start phase II of the commercial complex in the near future, bringing a theater, more shops and restaurants to the site.But securing financing for the project is the challenge."It's a little ch

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'Clunkers' rebates look likely for another month

August 4th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON Roadblocks disappearing, the Senate cleared the way Tuesday for a vote giving eager car buyers until Labor Day to cash in on rebates up to $4,500 for trading in their gas-guzzlers for new, higher-mileage models.

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'Cash for clunkers' has area car lots hopping

August 4th, 2009 12:00 am by Kevin Castle

"Cash for clunkers" is quickly becoming the feel-good hit of the summer for many Kingsport auto dealerships. The government-driven car incentive program has ignited consumer interest and kept local salesmen hopping.

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Geithner: White House not ready to rule out tax hike to lower deficit

August 2nd, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

President Barack Obama's treasury secretary said Sunday he cannot rule out higher taxes to help tame an exploding budget deficit, and his chief economic adviser would not dismiss raising them on middle-class Americans as part of a health care overhaul.

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