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Walmart cuts health benefits for some part-timers

Walmart cuts health benefits for some part-timers

October 7th, 2014 11:56 am by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer

Starting Jan. 1, Wal-Mart told The Associated Press that it will no longer offer health insurance to employees who work less than an average of 30 hours a week.

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Food City to purchase site for new store

Food City to purchase site for new store

October 6th, 2014 10:48 pm by Nathan Baker

A proposed supermarket-anchored shopping center will be half as large as originally planned now that the central tenant will also be the landlord.

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Remembering Cappy

October 6th, 2014 5:25 pm by Staff Report

Friends and family signed a large banner and left trinkets and stuffed animals at the former site of Cappy's Apex, after owner Lynn "Cappy" Ervin's death Saturday after a prolonged battle with cancer.

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Hamilton Place construction to yield sporting goods store, 125 jobs

Hamilton Place construction to yield sporting goods store, 125 jobs

October 4th, 2014 10:11 pm by Nathan Baker

A Johnson City shopping center silent of the sounds of construction for the last two years has once again churned to dusty life.

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Marriott fined $600,000 for jamming guests' Wi-Fi

Marriott fined $600,000 for jamming guests' Wi-Fi

October 3rd, 2014 2:46 pm by SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, AP Business Writer

The chain forced guests to pay as much as $1,000 each to use the hotel's own connection.

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Manufacturing decline: U.S. factory orders fall record 10.1 percent

Manufacturing decline: U.S. factory orders fall record 10.1 percent

October 2nd, 2014 10:39 am by MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer

The big drop was heavily influenced by a plunge in volatile aircraft orders.

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Dropping gas prices may see bump in area

Dropping gas prices may see bump in area

October 1st, 2014 9:08 pm by Nathan Baker

The falling gasoline prices experienced in the Tri-Cities lately may make a slight upward swoosh in the coming weeks, but experts say the sub-$3 range is not out of the question for local motorists this winter.

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Rezoning possible for South Roan Street retail development

Rezoning possible for South Roan Street retail development

October 1st, 2014 8:59 pm by Gary B. Gray

Land owned by Johnson City's Mooneyhan Properties on South Roan Street between University Parkway and East Highland Road could be rezoned to accommodate a 13,500-square-foot retail development should city commissioners agree tonight to move the matter for

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Tenn. school board chair in flap over racy bottle opener

Tenn. school board chair in flap over racy bottle opener

October 1st, 2014 11:20 am by Associated Press

A Middle Tennessee school board chairman is apologizing for a controversy over his involvement in a business that created a novelty bottle opener shaped like a woman's behind but says he won't step down.

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U.S. construction spending down 0.8 percent

U.S. construction spending down 0.8 percent

October 1st, 2014 11:00 am by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer

U.S. construction spending fell in August, the second decline in the past three months, with housing, non-residential and government projects all showing weakness.

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