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Tennessee reports all-time high tourism economic impact

Tennessee reports all-time high tourism economic impact

August 25th, 2015 8:30 am by By State and Community Contributors

Tourism-generated jobs for Tennesseans reached 152,900, an increase of 2.8 percent. State and local sales tax revenue for the industry topped $1.5 billion, up 7 percent over 2013, and the ninth consecutive year tourism topped $1 billion.

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Stocks slump; Dow ends down 588 after early 1,000-point slide

Stocks slump; Dow ends down 588 after early 1,000-point slide

August 24th, 2015 8:51 pm by Associated Press

U.S. stocks slid again Monday, with the Dow Jones industrial average briefly plunging more than 1,000 points in a sell-off that sent a shiver of fear from Wall Street to Main Street.

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Town of Dungannon gets $700K for economic revitalization

Town of Dungannon gets $700K for economic revitalization

August 24th, 2015 10:00 am by Marci Gore

Debra Horne is the mayor of Dungannon and says she loves the little town and wants to see it grow. Last week, she found out that her town is one step closer to making that growth happen.

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Public investment, economic development work hand in hand

Public investment, economic development work hand in hand

August 24th, 2015 8:17 am by Hank Hayes

The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) noted it is spending $11.8 million to support Eastman Chemical Co.'s $1.6 billion "Project Inspire" effort and more than 6,600 Kingsport area jobs.

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Community Business & Technology
Tennessee receives insurance accreditation

Tennessee receives insurance accreditation

August 23rd, 2015 8:30 am by By State Contributor

State insurance departments must undergo comprehensive, independent review every five years to ensure they meet financial solvency oversight standards

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Business & Technology
Jury awards Michael Jordan big win, $8.9M for name's use

Jury awards Michael Jordan big win, $8.9M for name's use

August 22nd, 2015 8:45 am by MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press

Jurors at a civil trial focused on the market value of Michael Jordan's identity handed him a major win Friday, ordering a grocery-store chain to pay him $8.9 million for invoking his name in a steak ad without his permission.

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Michael K. Locke Memorial Bridge dedication

August 22nd, 2015 8:30 am by Hank Hayes

Images taken on Fort Henry Drive during Thursday's bridge dedication for the late Kingsport business leader and political campaign chairman.

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Community Business & Technology Health
Akins joins HMG Primary Care

Akins joins HMG Primary Care

August 21st, 2015 8:30 am by By Community Contributor

HMG's Primary Care at Medical Plaza takes a preventative approach to medicine and focuses on partnering with patients on the road to better health.

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Ground bound pilots to show their stuff

Ground bound pilots to show their stuff

August 20th, 2015 7:00 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE -- Diminutive flying machines of all sorts and configurations will be zipping across the skies over Lonesome Pine Airport starting Friday for the 2nd Annual Stone Blue Airlines FPV (first person view) Flying Circus Festival.

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Bluff City budget narrowly approved

Bluff City budget narrowly approved

August 20th, 2015 5:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Bluff City's budget was narrowly approved on first reading after some aldermen raised concerns about not being able to discuss salaries of the town's employees during earlier budget meetings.

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