Johnson City Press Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Mountain States on the block?

Mountain States on the block?

July 19th, 2014 10:11 pm by Nathan Baker

With its regional competitor poised to potentially become part of a much larger corporate system, Mountain States Health Alliance CEO Alan Levine said all options are on the table for the Johnson City-based health system he leads, including a merger.

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Shanks for the memories: Parson's Son BBQ closing in Jonesborough

Shanks for the memories: Parson's Son BBQ closing in Jonesborough

July 16th, 2014 5:12 pm by Nathan Baker

After two years in a former Jonesborough fuel station, the owner of The Parson's Son BBQ is packing up his pork and heading south.

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German grocery chain Aldi says 'Ja' to Tri-Cities

German grocery chain Aldi says 'Ja' to Tri-Cities

July 15th, 2014 9:16 am by Nathan Baker

After remaining silent for months, German discount grocery chain Aldi officially confirmed ongoing construction not only for a Johnson City store on West Market Street, but also for a second Tri-Cities location in Kingsport.

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Haslam's Pilot Flying J strikes deal with government, pays $92M, won't be prosecuted

Haslam's Pilot Flying J strikes deal with government, pays $92M, won't be prosecuted

July 14th, 2014 1:35 pm by Josh Flory, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Pilot Flying J said Monday it has "reached an understanding with the U. S. Attorney's office" and the U. S. Department of Justice.

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Citigroup to pay $7B in subprime mortgages probe

Citigroup to pay $7B in subprime mortgages probe

July 14th, 2014 1:05 pm by ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

The settlement stems from the sale of securities made up of subprime mortgages, which led to both the housing boom and bust that triggered the Great Recession at the end of 2007.

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VW to build new SUV in Tennessee, add 2,000 jobs

VW to build new SUV in Tennessee, add 2,000 jobs

July 14th, 2014 11:43 am by ERIK SCHELZIG and TOM KRISHER, Associated Press

The German automaker announced Monday that it will invest $600 million to expand the factory and set up a new research center that will employ about 200 engineers.

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Retail, residential may mix in plan

Retail, residential may mix in plan

July 12th, 2014 8:51 am by Nathan Baker

A Charleston, South Carolina, developer holding a contract on a corner Johnson City property asked that the rezoning of the land be put off for a month by the city Planning Commission to allow him to better understand the surrounding neighborhood.

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Work begins at rumored grocery store site

Work begins at rumored grocery store site

July 10th, 2014 9:14 pm by Nathan Baker

A construction crew started digging this week on an empty West Market Street lot where German discount grocery store Aldi has still not confirmed its intentions to build its first store in the Tri-Cities.

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Tiny home, big show: Unicoi County family set for reality TV debut

Tiny home, big show: Unicoi County family set for reality TV debut

July 9th, 2014 9:34 am by Brad Hicks

The owners of Erwin's USA Raft will be featured on a reality television series this month highlighting their 331-square-foot cabin.

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Update: Power restored in Piney Flats

Update: Power restored in Piney Flats

July 9th, 2014 8:02 am by Staff Report

Power has been restored to the homes and businesses in Piney Flats affected by a vehicle crash that damaged utility lines Wednesday morning.

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