Johnson City Press Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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Snow days mean more work for some in area

Snow days mean more work for some in area

February 17th, 2015 9:33 pm by Nathan Baker

Many teachers and school support staff, office workers and health professionals in Northeast Tennessee had a day off Tuesday, but for some, snow days mean anything but a day off. They can mean big business.

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US stocks edge higher, bringing market back to record

US stocks edge higher, bringing market back to record

February 17th, 2015 2:04 pm by KEN SWEET, AP Business Writer

Investors continued to watch Greece's debt talks.

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Anti-UAW group qualifies under Volkswagen labor policy

Anti-UAW group qualifies under Volkswagen labor policy

February 16th, 2015 8:50 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

A group opposed to the United Auto Workers union has qualified for the bottom tier of a labor policy at Volkswagen's assembly plant in Tennessee.

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Home sweet home and garden: 46th-annual home builder's show underway

Home sweet home and garden: 46th-annual home builder's show underway

February 14th, 2015 8:47 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Johnson City Area Home Builders Association's 46th annual Home & Garden Show kicked off Friday afternoon and will run through Sunday in the dome at East Tennessee State University.

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Elizabethton saves $800K with bond refinance

Elizabethton saves $800K with bond refinance

February 13th, 2015 9:53 am by John Thompson

The city of Elizabethton expects to realize a savings of $800,000 in a refinancing of some old bonds for the Elizabethton Electric Department.

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Betty Gay building slated for rehabilitation, demolition on same day

Betty Gay building slated for rehabilitation, demolition on same day

February 12th, 2015 10:18 pm by Nathan Baker

Jan. 22 was a bittersweet day for downtown Johnson City's Betty Gay building.

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TVA to diversify power sources, plans to buy gas, solar generators

TVA to diversify power sources, plans to buy gas, solar generators

February 12th, 2015 1:06 pm by Dave Flessner, Chattanooga Times Free Press

TVA is moving to buy more natural gas and solar power generation as the federal utility continues to move away from coal-fired generation.

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Washington County committee OKs impact study for connecting road between Boones Creek, Johnson City

Washington County committee OKs impact study for connecting road between Boones Creek, Johnson City

February 11th, 2015 9:22 pm by Nathan Baker

Local officials will soon know just how large a planned major transportation project will impact the economy.

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Congress clears Keystone XL Pipeline bill, setting up veto

Congress clears Keystone XL Pipeline bill, setting up veto

February 11th, 2015 5:24 pm by DINA CAPPIELLO, ASSOCIATED PRESS

The Republican-controlled Congress has cleared a bill approving the construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. That sets up a confrontation with President Barack Obama, who has threatened to veto the measure.

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Will 'Project X' alter local development equation?

Will 'Project X' alter local development equation?

February 7th, 2015 10:19 pm by Nathan Baker

Though no ink has yet been laid finalizing a closely watched incentive deal between Washington County and a manufacturing company codenamed "Project X," revealed by public documents to be Denstply, the process by which the package of benefits was approved

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