Johnson City Press Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Dropping gas prices may see bump in area

Dropping gas prices may see bump in area

October 1st, 2014 9:08 pm by Nathan Baker

The falling gasoline prices experienced in the Tri-Cities lately may make a slight upward swoosh in the coming weeks, but experts say the sub-$3 range is not out of the question for local motorists this winter.

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Rezoning possible for South Roan Street retail development

Rezoning possible for South Roan Street retail development

October 1st, 2014 8:59 pm by Gary B. Gray

Land owned by Johnson City's Mooneyhan Properties on South Roan Street between University Parkway and East Highland Road could be rezoned to accommodate a 13,500-square-foot retail development should city commissioners agree tonight to move the matter for

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Tenn. school board chair in flap over racy bottle opener

Tenn. school board chair in flap over racy bottle opener

October 1st, 2014 11:20 am by Associated Press

A Middle Tennessee school board chairman is apologizing for a controversy over his involvement in a business that created a novelty bottle opener shaped like a woman's behind but says he won't step down.

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U.S. construction spending down 0.8 percent

U.S. construction spending down 0.8 percent

October 1st, 2014 11:00 am by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer

U.S. construction spending fell in August, the second decline in the past three months, with housing, non-residential and government projects all showing weakness.

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Going nuclear: NFS, NRC hash out details over operations, oversight

Going nuclear: NFS, NRC hash out details over operations, oversight

September 30th, 2014 11:07 pm by Brad Hicks

Questions over recent events at the Nuclear Fuel Services facility and comments concerning the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's oversight of the Erwin plant dominated a Tuesday meeting hosted by the NRC to discuss a myriad of NFS-related topics.

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Levine: Local control most important concern for Tri-Cities health care

Levine: Local control most important concern for Tri-Cities health care

September 30th, 2014 6:25 pm by Nathan Baker

Mountain States CEO Alan Levine stressed the importance of retaining local control of health care to Johnson City Rotarians.

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What happened to 9? Microsoft skips ahead to Windows 10 to emphasize advances

What happened to 9? Microsoft skips ahead to Windows 10 to emphasize advances

September 30th, 2014 1:37 pm by BRANDON BAILEY, AP Technology Writer

The current version, Windows 8, has been widely derided for forcing radical behavioral changes.

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PayPal goes mobile, to split from eBay in 2015

PayPal goes mobile, to split from eBay in 2015

September 30th, 2014 9:28 am by Associated Press

EBay, based in San Jose, California, said that the separation was the best path for growth and shareholder value creation for each business.

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Walgreen reports 4Q loss

Walgreen reports 4Q loss

September 30th, 2014 9:26 am by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer

Walgreen runs the nation's largest drugstore chain, with more than 8,200 locations.

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ATM fees keep climbing, survey says

ATM fees keep climbing, survey says

September 29th, 2014 1:57 pm by ALEX VEIGA, AP Business Writer

Overdraft fees also surged, rising on average over the past 12 months to $32.74. That's the 16th consecutive record high, the firm said.

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