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City, county brace for effect of state's new annexation law

City, county brace for effect of state's new annexation law

April 26th, 2014 9:06 pm by Gary B. Gray

Many in Washington County have not stopped applauding state legislation that halted "forced" municipal annexations, but not everyone is feeling liberated, and financial consequences are in the forecast.

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270-acre site in Gray proposed as industrial park

270-acre site in Gray proposed as industrial park

April 25th, 2014 9:15 pm by Nathan Baker

City economic leaders hope a proposed business park in Gray could help attract new industries to the area and bring needed jobs and municipal revenue.

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VW lawyer: Automaker has deals in place outside Tennessee

VW lawyer: Automaker has deals in place outside Tennessee

April 25th, 2014 11:41 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Tennessee's $300-million incentive offer to expand the plant has been complicated by Republican politicians' opposition to the United Auto Workers campaign to unionize workers there.

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Time to make donuts in Kingsport ... well almost

Time to make donuts in Kingsport ... well almost

April 24th, 2014 11:52 am by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

Krispy Kreme is coming back

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FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes

FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes

April 24th, 2014 9:36 am by MICHAEL FELBERBAUM, AP Tobacco Writer

While the proposal being issued Thursday won't immediately mean changes for the popular devices, the move is aimed at eventually taming the fast-growing e-cigarette industry.

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We can rebuild him: Michigan man among 1st in US to get 'bionic eye'

We can rebuild him: Michigan man among 1st in US to get 'bionic eye'

April 23rd, 2014 3:39 pm by MIKE HOUSEHOLDER, Associated Press

"It's awesome. It's exciting - seeing something new every day" - Roger Pontz.

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UPDATE: $16M assisted living facility planned for North Side site

UPDATE: $16M assisted living facility planned for North Side site

April 23rd, 2014 9:34 am by Nathan Baker

Regional health care system Mountain States Health Alliance announced two new partnerships Wednesday with national providers that company leaders said will add to its services already offered to the area's aging population.

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Arms open to laid off Dawn  of Hope workers

Arms open to laid off Dawn of Hope workers

April 23rd, 2014 9:12 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Local businesses have stepped up to help adults with developmental disabilities.

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Jumbo video scoreboard planned for Wrigley Field! What would Ernie Banks say?

Jumbo video scoreboard planned for Wrigley Field! What would Ernie Banks say?

April 22nd, 2014 4:24 pm by DON BABWIN, Associated Press

It would be the biggest renovation at Wrigley since lights were installed more than a quarter century ago

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East Coast Wings & Grill looks to spice up JC dining options

East Coast Wings & Grill looks to spice up JC dining options

April 19th, 2014 9:15 pm by Nathan Baker

Things are heating up in a shopping center on Johnson City's northwest side, where a new chicken wing restaurant is set to take flight.

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