Johnson City Press Sunday, April 20, 2014
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Family Dollar to cut jobs, close about 370 stores

Family Dollar to cut jobs, close about 370 stores

April 10th, 2014 11:24 am by Associated Press

Family Dollar said it believes the bad winter weather hurt its earnings by at least 5 cents per share.

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GOP blocks Senate bill curbing gender pay gap

GOP blocks Senate bill curbing gender pay gap

April 9th, 2014 3:39 pm by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

For Democrats, the bill was the latest stressing income-fairness they are pushing this campaign season, a procession that includes proposals to extend jobless benefits, boost the minimum wage and help students and families afford college loans.

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Halsam says he hasn't decided whether to pull incentives from VW if union vote voided

Halsam says he hasn't decided whether to pull incentives from VW if union vote voided

April 8th, 2014 12:01 pm by Andy Sher, Chattanooga Times Free Press

"We think democracy matters, no matter where you are" - Gov. Bill Haslam.

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Stormwater at forefront of downtown Erwin revitalization

Stormwater at forefront of downtown Erwin revitalization

April 7th, 2014 9:32 pm by Brad Hicks

Aesthetic and infrastructure improvements to Erwin's downtown area will continue to take shape in the coming months as work on the second phase of the town's downtown revitalization project is now under way.

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Volkswagen considering tossing election results and accepting UAW union at Tennessee plant, group says

Volkswagen considering tossing election results and accepting UAW union at Tennessee plant, group says

April 7th, 2014 11:40 am by Chattanooga Times Free Press

VW workers rejected the union in a 712 to 626 vote after a three-day election overseen by the National Labor Relations Board.

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Beer law may fall flat for city

Beer law may fall flat for city

April 4th, 2014 11:07 pm by Gary B. Gray

Legislation passed this week that adds local governments to the list of entities legally allowed to apply for and receive permits to sell beer.

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Showdown over the Mill: Johnson City Commission set to decide on development tonight

Showdown over the Mill: Johnson City Commission set to decide on development tonight

April 3rd, 2014 12:15 pm by Gary B. Gray

One change of heart could stop that request.

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Former sheriff opens bagel shop in Johnson City

Former sheriff opens bagel shop in Johnson City

April 2nd, 2014 8:07 pm by Nathan Baker

There's a new sheriff in town among Johnson City's bagel businesses.

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Home showcase: Property Experts bring metro design center to downtown Johnson City

Home showcase: Property Experts bring metro design center to downtown Johnson City

April 2nd, 2014 4:56 pm by Brad Hicks

Since the business opened its doors, it has grown to include furniture, accessories and, recently, a 15,000-square-foot showroom, with more expansion planned in the future.

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First Tennessee Bank celebrates 150th anniversary

First Tennessee Bank celebrates 150th anniversary

April 2nd, 2014 12:52 pm by Nathan Baker

Chartered as the First National Bank of Memphis in 1864 less than two years after the Union Army's capture of the riverside city and only a year after the federal banking act that made the institution possible First Tennessee Bank has weathered civil an

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