The unemployment rate in Tennessee is 10.8 percent — twice as high as a year ago. Among the state's metropolitan areas, Knoxville is weathering the recession well. Business analysts say Knox County's diverse economic base means its booms are modest — as are its busts. Matt Shafer Powell reports for member station WUOT.
Knoxville's Diverse Economy Buffers Recession
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