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New face for NE State

August 11th, 2014 4:14 pm by Gary B. Gray

Northeast State Community College's downtown Johnson City billboard got a facelift on Monday.

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Eastman explosion: 3 checked for injuries

Eastman explosion: 3 checked for injuries

August 11th, 2014 3:02 pm by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

A late Sunday night explosion inside an Eastman Chemical Co. research facility resulted in three employees being checked for injuries, company spokeswoman Betty Payne said today.

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HERITAGE: Tweetsie Depot an important part of JC's past, future

HERITAGE: Tweetsie Depot an important part of JC's past, future

August 11th, 2014 12:51 pm by Nathan Baker

Once a symbol and vehicle of Johnson City's prosperity, the 123-year-old East Tennessee & Western North Carolina Railroad depot could once again become a sign of growth downtown.

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On common ground: Mitch Cox, Universal cos. to move into, revamp Traco plant

On common ground: Mitch Cox, Universal cos. to move into, revamp Traco plant

August 8th, 2014 10:14 pm by Nathan Baker

A vacant former manufacturing site will soon be the headquarters for two of Johnson City's larger real estate developers.

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GM issues third recall on SUVs that can catch fire

GM issues third recall on SUVs that can catch fire

August 8th, 2014 11:55 am by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer

The problem, revealed in documents posted by federal safety regulators this week, is so serious that GM is telling customers to park the SUVs outdoors until they are repaired because they could catch fire when left unattended.

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Local employment continues decline

Local employment continues decline

August 6th, 2014 9:09 pm by Nathan Baker

More bad news arrived for the regional labor market, as the second quarter jobs report showed a continuing trend of decline.

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7 ways to create better, stronger passwords

7 ways to create better, stronger passwords

August 6th, 2014 2:37 pm by ANICK JESDANUN, AP Technology Writer

With the recent news that a Russian hacker ring has amassed some 1.2 billion username and password combinations, it's a good time to review ways to protect yourself online.

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TVA eliminates 2,000 jobs as part of $500 million cost-cutting campaign

TVA eliminates 2,000 jobs as part of $500 million cost-cutting campaign

August 6th, 2014 11:33 am by Dave Flessner, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Most of the staff reductions are being made by not filling vacant jobs and through retirements and resignations by the end of next month.

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Land on a comet? Chaser probe reaches target after 10-year chase

Land on a comet? Chaser probe reaches target after 10-year chase

August 6th, 2014 9:27 am by FRANK JORDANS, Associated Press

If all goes according to plan, Rosetta will attempt the unprecedented feat of dropping a lander onto a comet in November.

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UPDATE: Dianna Cantler joins WCEDC in Downtown Johnson City post

UPDATE: Dianna Cantler joins WCEDC in Downtown Johnson City post

August 5th, 2014 2:20 pm by Nathan Baker

The Washington County Economic Development Council announced Tuesday the hiring of Dianna Cantler as the organization's new Downtown Development Manager.

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