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Eastman to scale back capital projects in 2009

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

KINGSPORT "Everyone knows the world changed pretty dramatically beginning in November when demand dropped as rapidly as I have ever seen it," Eastman Chairman and CEO Brian Ferguson told industry analysts in a conference call Friday morning.

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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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