Johnson City Press Thursday, October 23, 2014
Developer of Lot 8 to utilize rear access

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Developer of Lot 8 to utilize rear access

October 22nd, 2014 9:04 pm by Nathan Baker

Lot 8 is enough for a Knoxville developer, who says the university-opposite plot can be utilized even with the access problems that have plagued it in the past.

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Erwin board has no taste for food cart

Erwin board has no taste for food cart

October 22nd, 2014 9:24 pm by Brad Hicks

While Lewis Carsten said he has no intention of giving up barbecuing, he's not yet sure where he'll continue to ply his craft.

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Government ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles

Government ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles

October 22nd, 2014 3:02 pm by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer

The warning covers certain models made by BMW, Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Mazda, Honda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru and Toyota.

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Carter, Johnson Counties could form part of nationally recognized wine region

Carter, Johnson Counties could form part of nationally recognized wine region

October 22nd, 2014 9:03 am by John Thompson

One of the distinguishing features of the proposed "Appalachian High Country" American viticultural area would be that all the vineyards would be above 2,000 feet in elevation.

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Will gas prices continue dropping?

Will gas prices continue dropping?

October 22nd, 2014 8:34 am by Tony Casey

Tennessee has the third-lowest average pump price, at $2.88 a gallon, in the nation.

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Sliding sales prompt promise for change at McDonald's

Sliding sales prompt promise for change at McDonald's

October 22nd, 2014 7:21 am by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer

After posting yet another disappointing quarter, McDonald's CEO Don Thompson said Tuesday the company hasn't been keeping up with the times and that changes are in store for its U.S. restaurants.

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Edge training facility closing doors after 11 years

Edge training facility closing doors after 11 years

October 21st, 2014 10:00 pm by Trey Williams

A who's who of area players utilized the Edge Performance Sports Training Center facility to improve pitching, hitting and fielding. But the large building at 2615 South Roan Street made for a tough business model, and it will close up shop on Nov. 15.

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Business owner hopes Erwin can stomach food carts

Business owner hopes Erwin can stomach food carts

October 20th, 2014 9:52 pm by Brad Hicks

Lewis Carsten admits business was initially a little sporadic at the eatery he and his wife, Pat, opened in Erwin a little more than four months ago

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Railroad merger talks derail

Railroad merger talks derail

October 20th, 2014 1:59 pm by Tom Murphy, Associated Press

Canadian Pacific Railway has ended talks with U.S. counterpart CSX about a possible combination and plans no more discussions.

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Group surveying interest in JC food co-op

Group surveying interest in JC food co-op

October 19th, 2014 9:10 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Livable Communities subcommittee of the Johnson City Community Partnerships Group is exploring the level of interest in a food co-op in the city.

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Wellmont leaders look to leave limelight to mull merger options

Wellmont leaders look to leave limelight to mull merger options

October 17th, 2014 9:23 pm by Nathan Baker

As Wellmont Health System's merger search inches toward its conclusion, leaders plan to retreat into the board room to deliberate over the remaining candidates.

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