Johnson City Press Thursday, March 5, 2015
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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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Home sweet home and garden: 46th-annual home builder's show underway

Home sweet home and garden: 46th-annual home builder's show underway

February 14th, 2015 8:47 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Johnson City Area Home Builders Association's 46th annual Home & Garden Show kicked off Friday afternoon and will run through Sunday in the dome at East Tennessee State University.

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Elizabethton saves $800K with bond refinance

Elizabethton saves $800K with bond refinance

February 13th, 2015 9:53 am by John Thompson

The city of Elizabethton expects to realize a savings of $800,000 in a refinancing of some old bonds for the Elizabethton Electric Department.

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Betty Gay building slated for rehabilitation, demolition on same day

Betty Gay building slated for rehabilitation, demolition on same day

February 12th, 2015 10:18 pm by Nathan Baker

Jan. 22 was a bittersweet day for downtown Johnson City's Betty Gay building.

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TVA to diversify power sources, plans to buy gas, solar generators

TVA to diversify power sources, plans to buy gas, solar generators

February 12th, 2015 1:06 pm by Dave Flessner, Chattanooga Times Free Press

TVA is moving to buy more natural gas and solar power generation as the federal utility continues to move away from coal-fired generation.

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