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Hemlock Semiconductor, a nearly 2 billion dollar plant still under construction in Clarksville, is laying off 300 local workers there before it even opens its doors.
Oversupply is a main reason why.
But as Fox 17's Erika Kurre tells us, that's only the beginning of HSC's problems.
Hemlock is facing decreasing demand due to a threat of potential tariffs on its products sold to China.
It's silicon-based products are used to make solar cells and other technologies- and China is among its biggest customers.
Monday, January 14 2013, 09:40 PM CST
2 dead in drugstore shooting in Tenn.
May 23, 2013 19:29 GMT
BEAN STATION, Tenn. (AP) -- Authorities say two people were killed and two more wounded in a shooting at a drugstore in East Tennessee.
A Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman tells the Knoxville News Sentinel (http://bit.ly/10TXMDs ) that one person is in custody.
TBI spokeswoman Kristin Helm says the shooting happened just before noon Thursday at the Down Home Pharmacy in Bean Station.
Helm says authorities arrived and found two men dead. The surviving victims, both women, were airlifted to the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville.
Authorities did not give the names of the victims or suspect.
The Bean Station police chief did not immediately return a call to the AP.
Information from: Knoxville News Sentinel, http://www.knoxnews.com
Bernanke signals Fed to maintain stimulus efforts
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Chairman Ben Bernanke is telling Congress that the U.S. job market remains weak and that it is too soon for the Federal Reserve to end its extraordinary stimulus programs.
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