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Metal recycling business goes from boom to bust

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

ROGERSVILLE In simple terms, in December those bags of aluminum cans in the garage and that junk car in a field are worth a fraction of what they were in August.

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KOSBE hands out small business awards

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

KINGSPORT Holston Medical Group's founder, Dr. Jerry Miller, and founders of Elixir Media Group, Cafe N'Orleans and Flowers by Copper Creek were among winners in the 2008 KOSBE small business awards.

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Eastman among firms cited in Barron's pension shortfall report

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

Eastman Chemical Co. is one of the firms cited in a Barron's report that suggests many U.S. corporations are vulnerable to a pension-plan shortfall that could force them to make unforeseen contributions and impose other restrictions.

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Seaman Corp. invests $7 million in Bristol plant

December 11th, 2008 12:00 am by Staff Report

BRISTOL, Tenn. "The primary purpose of making this investment is to further increase our capability and to improve the productivity of our current associates so that we can remain globally competitive," Richard Seaman, president and CEO of Seaman Corp.,

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Tri-Cities Office Depot stores won't close

December 11th, 2008 12:00 am by Staff report

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Analysis: Auto plan brings even more government control

December 10th, 2008 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON It was hard enough to get policymakers to finally utter the word "recession." The next challenge may be to get them to say "nationalize."

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Herald-Courier's owner makes deal with lenders, gets financial breathing room

December 10th, 2008 12:00 am by Associated Press

Media General Inc., which ownes WJHL-TV and publishes the Bristol Herald-Courier and other newspapers, said Wednesday it has reached new terms with lenders, giving it breathing room as its peers continue to contend with high debt and weak ad prospects.

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NN lays off 30 workers in Erwin

December 10th, 2008 12:00 am by JIM WOZNIAK

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Eastman CEO outlines exit strategy

December 9th, 2008 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Outgoing Eastman Chemical Co. Chairman and CEO Brian Ferguson began considering an exit from the company earlier this year and made up his mind last Thursday to leave next spring, despite the current economic downturn. "It's not like I'm leavin

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