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Domtar's Ridgefields center to add 15-20 jobs

December 17th, 2008 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT Domtar Corp. Wednesday bucked the trend of a troubled economy, announcing 15 to 20 new jobs for its paper converting center here by mid-2009. Company officials said a sheeter and skid wrapper will start operations at its Ridgefields Converting

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Eastman Chemical cutting $100 million - wage, salary increases axed

December 17th, 2008 12:00 am by Staff Report

Eastman officials said wage and salary increases for 2009 will be eliminated, vacation carry-over amounts will be reduced and overtime will be eliminated wherever possible.

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Green Bankshares declares dividends

December 17th, 2008 12:00 am by Staff report

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Northeast State eyes automotive technology center for downtown Kingsport

December 16th, 2008 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

Despite Tennessee budget cuts and an uncertain economy, Northeast State Technical Community College may add an automotive body and paint training center to the post-secondary educational programs in downtown Kingsport.

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$2.2 billion semiconductor plant coming to Clarksville

December 16th, 2008 12:00 am by Associated Press

The new plant in Clarksville carries an initial investment of $1.2 billion, though Tennessee officials project that the total cost could reach $2.5 billion.

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TennCare cuts leave local pharmacies struggling

December 15th, 2008 12:00 am by NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY Belt-tightening at TennCare has handed the state's pharmacies a bitter pill to swallow, cutting "crossover payment" reimbursements for some drugs and durable medical equipment, Tennessee Pharmacists Association Executive Director Baeteena B

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As Christmas nears, expect more discounts

December 15th, 2008 12:00 am by Associated Press

The clock is winding down on what could be one of the worst holiday shopping seasons in decades and recession-hit shoppers are finally starting to feel some pressure to spend.

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Many small banks waiting to access government funds

December 14th, 2008 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON Many small community banks are growing frustrated about their inability to access the government's $700 billion financial rescue fund, nearly two months after large banks began tapping the fund for much-needed capital.

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