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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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Sony slashes 8,000 jobs to bolster bottom line

December 9th, 2008 12:00 am by Associated Press

Sony is slashing 8,000 jobs, or 4 percent of its global work force, aiming to cut costs by $1.1 billion a year as a global downturn and stronger yen batters profits at the Japanese electronics maker.

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Kingsport retail sales up nearly 10 percent

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

Kingsport bucked the national trend in the third quarter by posting nearly double-digit retail sales growth.According to the latest retail report issued Monday by East Tennessee State University, Kingsport generated $330.9 million in retail sales in the p

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Kingsport Town Center closing customer service kiosk

December 8th, 2008 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT The upper-level customer service kiosk at the Kingsport Town Center will close Dec. 31 and mean the layoff of four part-time employees, a mall official said Monday.

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