Johnson City Press Monday, December 22, 2014
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Gas tax increase gaining momentum in Tennessee

December 22nd, 2014 12:37 pm by Associated Press

Momentum is mounting for a possible proposal to raise the state's gas tax for the first time in 25 years.

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"Super Saturday" takes over as busiest shopping day of the year

"Super Saturday" takes over as busiest shopping day of the year

December 20th, 2014 10:34 pm by Jessica Fuller

Black Friday, meet Super Saturday.

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Local business owner offers slice of parking to food truck vendors

Local business owner offers slice of parking to food truck vendors

December 19th, 2014 10:44 pm by Tony Casey

Fresh off what could be considered a favorable decision for downtown Johnson City restaurant owners by the City Commission, Jamie Dove, the owner of The Main Street Pizza Company, is offering vendors a seat at the table.

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Buyer announces big plans for local historic home

Buyer announces big plans for local historic home

December 19th, 2014 10:17 pm by Nathan Baker

Sorry ladies - like the world's formerly most eligible bachelor, George Clooney, the Oaks Castle is off the market.

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Choo Choo Cafe is definitely on the right track

Choo Choo Cafe is definitely on the right track

December 19th, 2014 9:33 am by Mystery Diner

Antiques fascinate me. I myself am fast becoming one, so this may be a case of like attracting like. Housewares of any kind are my area of interest.

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Judge dismisses final Model Mill suit, clears way for demolition, development to begin

Judge dismisses final Model Mill suit, clears way for demolition, development to begin

December 18th, 2014 10:58 pm by Nathan Baker

A First Judicial District judge removed the last legal roadblock between the wrecking ball and the Model Mill Thursday by dismissing a second lawsuit filed to challenge the project.

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City Commission hits brakes on food truck ordinance

City Commission hits brakes on food truck ordinance

December 18th, 2014 10:50 pm by Max Hrenda

When city commissioners were divided after hearing voices both in support of and in opposition to an ordinance regarding the regulation of mobile food carts, any plans for that regulation may have been sent back to the drawing board.

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Downtown Johnson City restaurateurs to push back against food trucks on public land

Downtown Johnson City restaurateurs to push back against food trucks on public land

December 18th, 2014 3:42 pm by Tony Casey

Leave it alone. That's Main Street Pizza Company owner Jamie Dove's solution to the debate over a food truck ordinance in Johnson City.

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Haslam appoints new economic development commissioner

Haslam appoints new economic development commissioner

December 18th, 2014 11:41 am by Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam has named former higher education adviser Randy Boyd to become his new commissioner of economic development.

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Ford expands drivers air bag recall nationwide

Ford expands drivers air bag recall nationwide

December 18th, 2014 10:09 am by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer

The move announced Thursday adds 447,000 Ford vehicles to the list of those recalled due to driver's inflators made by Japan's Takata Corp. The inflators can explode with too much force, spewing shrapnel into drivers and passengers.

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Middle Tenn. mayors urge road funding fix

Middle Tenn. mayors urge road funding fix

December 18th, 2014 6:59 am by Associated Press

A group representing 40 mayors in Middle Tennessee is urging Republican Gov. Bill Haslam and state lawmakers to find new sources of revenue to pay for transportation needs.

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