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Tennessee grocery wine bill negotiations near breakthrough

Tennessee grocery wine bill negotiations near breakthrough

January 20th, 2014 3:43 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Under current law, supermarkets and convenience stores can sell beer containing up to 6.5 percent alcohol by volume. Anything stronger can only be sold in liquor stores, which can't sell anything beyond booze and lottery tickets.

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Eastman Chemical sued over West Virginia chemical spill

Eastman Chemical sued over West Virginia chemical spill

January 16th, 2014 9:11 am by Knoxville News-Sentinel

Eastman is among the defendants named in a suit filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Charleston, W. Va., according to published reports.

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Bristol, Va., J.C. Penney to close by May

Bristol, Va., J.C. Penney to close by May

January 15th, 2014 5:42 pm by Staff Report

The J. C. Penney department store in a Tri-Cities mall is one of 33 identified as underperforming and slated for closure by the national chain.

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MSHA to eliminate 161 positions in 90 days

MSHA to eliminate 161 positions in 90 days

January 15th, 2014 1:11 pm by Nathan Baker

One of the Tri-Cities’ largest employers announced plans to eliminate 161 occupied and vacant positions Wednesday, pointing to decreasing revenues attributed to recent health care reform efforts.

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New barbecue restaurant coming to Johnson City shopping center

New barbecue restaurant coming to Johnson City shopping center

January 15th, 2014 9:03 am by Nathan Baker

Dickey's Barbecue Pit aims to bring a Texas twang to the local dining landscape.

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‘Dine Around’ continues Tweetsie Trail excitement

‘Dine Around’ continues Tweetsie Trail excitement

January 13th, 2014 9:31 pm by Tony Casey

At Monday afternoon’s announcement of Tweetsie Trail fundraiser “Dine Around,” trail Task Force Chairman Dr. Dan Schumaier gave all involved parties a chance to talk about the trail. One word kept resurfacing: excitement.

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Nearby residents unhappy with evolution of Evolve plan

Nearby residents unhappy with evolution of Evolve plan

January 13th, 2014 9:16 pm by Nathan Baker

A proposed apartment complex on the site of a defunct flour mill will offer options for student renters, a revelation that some nearby residents weren’t exactly happy to hear.

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Wellmont to explore options for the future, possible affiliation with another system

Wellmont to explore options for the future, possible affiliation with another system

January 9th, 2014 10:38 am by Nathan Baker

Wellmont Health System CEO Denny DeNarvaez and board of directors Chairman Buddy Scott said Thursday that the board has begun a process to evaluate the possibility of aligning with another health system.

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TVA region sets single-day record for electric use

TVA region sets single-day record for electric use

January 9th, 2014 10:00 am by AP

The TVA says it supplied a total of 703 gigawatt-hours of electricity over 24 hours on Tuesday amid a wave of arctic weather.

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New downtown business offers music, coffee

New downtown business offers music, coffee

January 9th, 2014 8:44 am by Nathan Baker

Teri Dosher opened the Willow Tree Coffeehouse and Music Room last week at 216 E. Main St., achieving a dream she’s been envisioning for years.

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