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Time ticks on for 'Project X' as Dentsply considers job-saving incentives

Time ticks on for 'Project X' as Dentsply considers job-saving incentives

February 21st, 2015 9:59 pm by Nathan Baker

Nearing the date when a decision is expected from a company considering a million-dollar incentive package from Washington County to keep nearly 200 manufacturing jobs in Johnson City, Washington County Economic Development Council CEO Mitch Miller said t

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Snow time for 'Bo' time: Opening of new Erwin eatery delayed

Snow time for 'Bo' time: Opening of new Erwin eatery delayed

February 20th, 2015 8:59 pm by Brad Hicks

"Bo-time" in Erwin has been delayed due to inclement weather.

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Washington County economic group gasses up for road study

Washington County economic group gasses up for road study

February 20th, 2015 11:55 am by Nathan Baker

Local leaders are now on the road to knowing how a planned corridor connecting State of Franklin Road to the Boones Creek area will impact the economy.

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Governor says Tennessee hates unions, so come to Kentucky

Governor says Tennessee hates unions, so come to Kentucky

February 20th, 2015 11:53 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The Democrat is touting Kentucky's neutrality on labor matters as "a positive sales point," particularly in contrast to the turmoil in Tennessee.

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Spanish cuisine and tapas dining debuts at Portico restaurant

Spanish cuisine and tapas dining debuts at Portico restaurant

February 20th, 2015 9:12 am by Mystery Diner

Spanish cuisine has come to town in a big way with the opening of Johnson City's Portico restaurant. Located in the Northridge Center on Bristol Highway across from the Food Lion shopping center, this latest project from the Stir Fry Group has all the sig

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Nearly 40 percent of Wal-Mart's US workers to get pay raises

Nearly 40 percent of Wal-Mart's US workers to get pay raises

February 19th, 2015 10:50 am by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, ASSOCIATED PRESS

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is spending $1 billion to make changes to how it pays and trains U.S. hourly workers as the embattled retailer tries to reshape the image that its stores offer dead-end jobs.

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Spyware discovered on manufacturers' drives points to governmental connection

Spyware discovered on manufacturers' drives points to governmental connection

February 18th, 2015 11:19 am by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer

Did the National Security Agency plant spyware deep in the hard drives of thousands of computers used by foreign governments, banks and other targets under surveillance abroad?

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Snow days mean more work for some in area

Snow days mean more work for some in area

February 17th, 2015 9:33 pm by Nathan Baker

Many teachers and school support staff, office workers and health professionals in Northeast Tennessee had a day off Tuesday, but for some, snow days mean anything but a day off. They can mean big business.

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US stocks edge higher, bringing market back to record

US stocks edge higher, bringing market back to record

February 17th, 2015 2:04 pm by KEN SWEET, AP Business Writer

Investors continued to watch Greece's debt talks.

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Anti-UAW group qualifies under Volkswagen labor policy

Anti-UAW group qualifies under Volkswagen labor policy

February 16th, 2015 8:50 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

A group opposed to the United Auto Workers union has qualified for the bottom tier of a labor policy at Volkswagen's assembly plant in Tennessee.

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