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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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More Americans are finally seeing something new: A pay raise

More Americans are finally seeing something new: A pay raise

February 6th, 2015 4:48 pm by JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer

So if you've gone without a meaningful raise, should you expect one?

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Pepperidge Farm recalls 46,000 bagel packages; Tennessee included

Pepperidge Farm recalls 46,000 bagel packages; Tennessee included

February 6th, 2015 4:18 pm by Associated Press

Packages may contain peanuts or almonds that could set off a serious allergic reaction.

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City store finds pitch man in Jays' Daniel Norris

City store finds pitch man in Jays' Daniel Norris

February 5th, 2015 10:22 pm by Tony Casey

When owner of The Fouled Anchor, Patrick Muncey, decided to do a photo shoot for the products he has in his store at 229 W. Main St., he hadn't yet made the acquaintance of Science Hill graduate and Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Daniel Norris, but the two cam

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2 down, 1 to go: Zoning amendments to permit methadone/substance abuse clinics clear 2nd reading at Johnson City Commission

2 down, 1 to go: Zoning amendments to permit methadone/substance abuse clinics clear 2nd reading at Johnson City Commission

February 5th, 2015 9:35 pm by Gary B. Gray

If there are Johnson Citians unhappy with the city's proposed medical services zoning amendments affecting non-residential substance abuse facilities, including methadone clinics, they were nowhere to be found at Thursday's City Commission meeting.

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UPDATE: No decision yet on Dentsply offer

UPDATE: No decision yet on Dentsply offer

February 5th, 2015 4:03 pm by Nathan Baker

Public documents released Wednesday by Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge confirm that Pennsylvania-based Dentsply is the company behind the "Project X" codename used by local officials to approve an economic development incentives package last month wo

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Feds toss out Tri-Cities Holdings lawsuit against Johnson City, Tennessee Health Services and Development Agency

Feds toss out Tri-Cities Holdings lawsuit against Johnson City, Tennessee Health Services and Development Agency

February 4th, 2015 9:56 pm by Gary B. Gray

A federal court has thrown out a suit by Tri-Cities Holdings LLC that claimed the Tennessee Health Services and Development Agency and Johnson City were violating the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act for refusing addicts

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Washington County samples food truck discussion

Washington County samples food truck discussion

February 3rd, 2015 10:18 pm by Jessica Fuller

The Washington County Planning Commission jumped into the food truck discussion Tuesday night in the wake of the discussion's drift through other area municipalities.

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Crowe files bill to allow hotel-motel tax increase

Crowe files bill to allow hotel-motel tax increase

February 3rd, 2015 10:14 pm by Gary B. Gray

State Sen. Rusty Crowe, R-Johnson City, has introduced legislation that would allow Johnson City the right to raise the hotel-motel tax from the current 5 percent maximum to 7 percent.

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