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Hundreds of layoffs on SW Va.'s horizon

December 4th, 2008 12:00 am by Staff Report

The Roanoke Times is reporting that four companies stretching from Bedford to Wytheville are looking at layoffs involving more than 400 workers starting early next year, with as many as 300 of those jobs imperiled by the drastic drop in U.S. auto sales.

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Eastman officials expected to widely miss 4th quarter earning projection

December 3rd, 2008 12:00 am by Associated Press

Shares of Eastman Chemical Co. dropped Tuesday after the chemicals maker said it expects its fourthquarter earnings to widely miss guidance due to the economic tumult.

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Sales strong as shoppers swarm Johnson City mall

November 29th, 2008 12:00 am by Marianne Steffey

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Shoppers line up for Black Friday savings - VIDEO

November 28th, 2008 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

Shoppers who had snapped their wallets shut since September flocked to stores before dawn Friday to grab deals on everything from TVs to toys on the traditional start of the holiday shopping season, feared to be the weakest in decades.

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Police seize $650,000 worth of fake designer goods found in shops at Knox malls

November 28th, 2008 12:00 am by Staff Report

With the 2008 holiday shopping season just around the corner, the halls of West Town and Knoxville Center malls were decked with search warrants as a series of police raids uncovered more than $650,000 worth of counterfeit designer merchandise, authoritie

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Kingsport merchants hoping for strong Christmas sales

November 28th, 2008 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - What will this year's Christmas retail season hold for Model City merchants? Local retailers gave mixed predictions but were optimistic, while a local economist said Kingsport's recent sales tax revenue increases eventually will reverse as a

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