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TVA to close 8 coal-powered units

TVA to close 8 coal-powered units

November 14th, 2013 4:36 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

The nation's largest public utility voted Thursday to close six coal-powered units in Alabama and replace two more in Kentucky with a new natural gas plant.

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Wine battle: Tennessee grocers go after sales ... again

Wine battle: Tennessee grocers go after sales ... again

November 14th, 2013 8:01 am by Nathan Baker

Grocery store owners and wine and liquor retailers are gearing up for another fight over a bill allowing supermarket wine sales, which should be at the forefront of discussions when the General Assembly reconvenes in January.

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Agreement keeps airline at 5 Tennessee airports, including Tri-Cities, after American-U.S. Airways merger

Agreement keeps airline at 5 Tennessee airports, including Tri-Cities, after American-U.S. Airways merger

November 12th, 2013 5:12 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee's top five airports will continue to be served by a merged US Airways and American Airlines for the next five years under an agreement with the state.

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All day shopping frenzy on Thanksgiving?

All day shopping frenzy on Thanksgiving?

November 12th, 2013 1:54 pm by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer

Now Thanksgiving is slowly becoming just another shopping day. Over the past few years, major retailers, including Target and Toys R Us, slowly have pushed opening times into Thanksgiving night to one-up each other and compete for holiday dollars.

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The secret, dirty cost of Obama's green power push

The secret, dirty cost of Obama's green power push

November 12th, 2013 9:56 am by DINA CAPPIELLO and MATT APUZZO, Associated Press

The ethanol era has proven far more damaging to the environment than politicians promised and much worse than the government admits today.

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Developer expands Model Mills land plan to include Mize property, 5th apartment building

Developer expands Model Mills land plan to include Mize property, 5th apartment building

November 12th, 2013 7:37 am by Nathan Baker

A zoning variance request for the Walnut Street Model Mills property has been removed from Tuesday’s Board of Zoning Appeals meeting agenda, but not because the sale of the property fell through

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Liquor in Unicoi: Will the little town's 2 new stores boost the local economy?

Liquor in Unicoi: Will the little town's 2 new stores boost the local economy?

November 11th, 2013 11:03 am by Brad Hicks

Customers from Erwin and Unicoi County may be opting for the new local operations rather than driving on to Johnson City, where stores have been established for decades.

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Health care changes mean fewer residents for Mountain States hospitals, possible doctor shortages

Health care changes mean fewer residents for Mountain States hospitals, possible doctor shortages

November 10th, 2013 2:37 pm by Nathan Baker

Changes in funding for health care providers brought by the comprehensive overhaul of the country’s medical system will mean fewer training positions at area teaching hospitals and could lead to a shortage of doctors nationwide.

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Wing franchise plans opening in Johnson City

Wing franchise plans opening in Johnson City

November 8th, 2013 4:56 pm by Staff Report

A North Carolina chicken wing restaurant will open its first Tennessee location in Johnson City next year, and could follow with up to seven more in the Tri-Cities and surrounding areas, investors said Thursday.

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Local Bojangles' biscuit maker to compete in companywide competition

Local Bojangles' biscuit maker to compete in companywide competition

November 6th, 2013 10:46 pm by Brad Hicks

Thomas Howard knows what it takes to make the perfect biscuit.

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