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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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November existing home sales plunge 8.6%; sales price down by largest amont on record

December 23rd, 2008 12:00 am by Associated Press

Sales of existing homes plunged far more than expected last month as buyers recoiled from October's financial wreckage on Wall Street. The median sales price fell by the largest amount on record.

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