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Companies accuse Haslam of directing Pilot fraud

Companies accuse Haslam of directing Pilot fraud

November 16th, 2014 7:11 pm by Associated Press

Two trucking companies are accusing Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam of directly orchestrating a scheme to cheat customers out of promised rebates and discounts, according to recent court filings.

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German union head decries Volkswagen cooperation with anti-labor groups

German union head decries Volkswagen cooperation with anti-labor groups

November 14th, 2014 2:37 pm by Erik Schelzig, Associated Press

The head of the German union representing automotive workers is speaking out against Volkswagen working with anti-labor groups at its plant in Tennessee.

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Comet lander starts drilling but batteries a worry

Comet lander starts drilling but batteries a worry

November 14th, 2014 12:41 pm by GEIR MOULSON, Associated Press

It was a race against time Friday for the Philae lander, which on Wednesday became the first spacecraft to touch down on a comet.

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New ventures give rise to Old South

New ventures give rise to Old South

November 13th, 2014 9:15 pm by Nathan Baker

This week the Johnson City restaurant formerly known as The Battery debuted a new partner, a new menu, a new events venue and a new name - Old South.

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Loving those low gas prices? They might be around awhile

Loving those low gas prices? They might be around awhile

November 13th, 2014 10:41 am by JONATHAN FAHEY, AP Energy Writer

In a dramatic shift from previous forecasts, the Energy Department predicted Wednesday that the average price of gasoline in the U.S. will be below $2.94 a gallon in 2015. That a 44-cent drop from an outlook issued just a month ago.

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Nashville hearing to get input on industrial hemp

Nashville hearing to get input on industrial hemp

November 13th, 2014 10:21 am by Associated Press

Tennessee's Department of Agriculture plans to hold a public hearing to gather input on the permitting and regulation of industrial hemp.

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State economic head Hagerty leaving for private sector

State economic head Hagerty leaving for private sector

November 12th, 2014 3:00 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty is leaving the administration to return to the private sector, Gov. Bill Haslam announced Wednesday.

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Demolition begins on former Kelly's Foods buildings

Demolition begins on former Kelly's Foods buildings

November 11th, 2014 10:11 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City's E. Luke Greene Co. began demolition Tuesday on one of several buildings at the Sevier Street and West State of Franklin Road property.

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Tenn. governor downplays VW labor policy on UAW

Tenn. governor downplays VW labor policy on UAW

November 11th, 2014 9:43 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam is downplaying the significance of a new policy that the United Auto Workers has characterized as an avenue toward union recognition the Chattanooga Volkswagen factory.

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Pros and cons: Net neutrality and the Internet as a utility

Pros and cons: Net neutrality and the Internet as a utility

November 11th, 2014 12:27 pm by Michael Liedtke, Associated Press

As with many issues, there are pros and cons to President Obama's proposal to regulate Internet service providers as utilities.

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