Johnson City Press Sunday, February 1, 2015
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Richest politician in America: Haslam doubles net worth in a matter of months

Richest politician in America: Haslam doubles net worth in a matter of months

January 21st, 2015 12:19 pm by From staff reports

The governor owns15 percent of Pilot Flying J, which his father founded in 1958.

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'X' factor: 150 jobs would be lost if company chooses to head to competing state

'X' factor: 150 jobs would be lost if company chooses to head to competing state

January 20th, 2015 9:29 pm by Nathan Baker

An estimated $8 million payroll would suddenly disappear from the local economy.

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More than $1.5 million in designer clothes, purses, shoes to be auctioned Saturday

More than $1.5 million in designer clothes, purses, shoes to be auctioned Saturday

January 17th, 2015 9:57 pm by Jessica Fuller

When Jim Humphreys was going through his late mother's closet in June, he didn't expect to find $1.5 million.No, it wasn't stowed away in a lockbox, tucked away behind clothes or even hidden under the floor boards.It was, well, just kind of hanging there.

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Unicoi Co. Joint Economic Development Board to operate under fiscal year beginning in July

Unicoi Co. Joint Economic Development Board to operate under fiscal year beginning in July

January 16th, 2015 9:29 pm by Brad Hicks

The Joint Economic Development Board of Unicoi County has enacted changes with the aim of bolstering membership and streamlining the audit process.

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ALDI brings new grocery zeitgeist to Tri-Cities

ALDI brings new grocery zeitgeist to Tri-Cities

January 15th, 2015 11:23 am by Nathan Baker

Hundreds waited in below-freezing temperatures Thursday morning to shop at Johnson City's newest grocery store offering, ALDI.

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Lundberg distances himself from push underway to speed up wine in food stores

Lundberg distances himself from push underway to speed up wine in food stores

January 15th, 2015 10:04 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

State Rep. Jon Lundberg insists he will not be an insider in an anticipated legislative power play to move up the July 1, 2016 date allowing retail food stores to sell wine for the first time.

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County competing with outside state to keep 150 jobs local

County competing with outside state to keep 150 jobs local

January 15th, 2015 9:46 am by Nathan Baker

Competing to keep more than 150 high-value jobs local, Washington County Economic Development Council CEO Mitch Miller said Johnson City and Washington County are at a disadvantage.

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No leak found in U.S. side of International Space Station; work returns to normal

No leak found in U.S. side of International Space Station; work returns to normal

January 14th, 2015 11:42 am by Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer

NASA evacuated astronauts from its side of the International Space Station on Wednesday after an alarm indicated a possible toxic leak. Officials later said a false sensor reading or computer problem likely set off the alarm, rather than an actual leak of

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GOP leader says Tennessee lawmakers will approve VW incentives

GOP leader says Tennessee lawmakers will approve VW incentives

January 14th, 2015 10:12 am by Associated Press

A top Republican in the Tennessee General Assembly says he expects his colleagues to approve the state share of a $300 million incentive package for Volkswagen despite misgivings about the role of the United Auto Workers union at the German automaker's pl

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Milligan's tax preparation program about to begin its seventh year

Milligan's tax preparation program about to begin its seventh year

January 13th, 2015 9:52 pm by Tony Casey

Year after year, Milligan professor Dr. Harold Branstrator is shocked to hear how many people in the area pay as much as $500 to have their taxes processed.

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