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NETWORKS revamps its marketing plans

December 26th, 2008 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT Sullivan County's joint economic development effort remains focused on a rifle approach of targeting selected prospects rather than a broad-based, shotgun approach.

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Stores cut prices to entice post-holiday shoppers

December 26th, 2008 12:00 am by Associated Press

Two hours before the doors were set to open Friday morning, a Miami-area Wal-Mart parking lot was full of cars and possibility. But in a Christmas shopping season in which many Americans were unwilling to spend, even a packed lot doesn't always translate

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King must sell Kadian assets to buy Alpharma

December 26th, 2008 12:00 am by Associated Press

BRISTOL, Tenn. King Pharmaceuticals Inc. said Friday it will be allowed to buy Alpharma Inc. provided it sells some assets related to Alpharma's painkiller Kadian.

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Retailers' holiday sales drop at least 5.5 percent

December 25th, 2008 12:00 am by Associated Press

NEW YORK It's official: This was a rotten holiday season for retailers.

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Green Bankshares sells $72.2M in stock to bailout program

December 24th, 2008 12:00 am by Staff Report

Green Bankshares Inc. has completed the sale of 72,278 shares of Series A preferred equity stock for $72.2 million to the U.S. Treasury Department under the department's Capital Purchase Program.

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Woodbridge Hospital loses portion of mental health care funding

December 24th, 2008 12:00 am by Teresa Hicks

When a person in mental health crisis becomes a danger to himself or others, police may be called to intervene. If a judge determines that the person needs to be committed to a mental hospital for treatment, police provide secure transport to the hospital

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Last-minute shoppers pack Kingsport stores

December 23rd, 2008 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT With schools out and many folks already on vacation, parking lots were busy at Kingsport Pavilion, East Stone Commons and Kingsport Town Center as well as Wal-Mart, Kmart, Big Lots and other retailers Tuesday.

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