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Fitness center opens cross-training venue

Fitness center opens cross-training venue

November 28th, 2014 9:44 am by Gary B. Gray

iTrain Fitness owner Michael Hardin has leased the former Edge Performance Sports Training Center and plans to use the 16,000 square feet for Spartan SGX Training and assorted athletic uses, making it the only facility in Johnson City offering both cross-

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Building authority seeking stronger university ties with arts center

Building authority seeking stronger university ties with arts center

November 26th, 2014 9:00 pm by Nathan Baker

The Johnson City-owned Millennium Centre's proximity to the favored site for East Tennessee State University's fine and performing arts center has the Public Building Authority considering the benefits of a possible business relationship.

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Local job market still weak, researchers say

Local job market still weak, researchers say

November 26th, 2014 3:35 pm by Nathan Baker

The jobs market in the Tri-Cities continued to shrink through the summer, a result of few opportunities and workers leaving the region for greener pastures, according to labor force statistics released Wednesday.

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Black Friday list: PlayStation 4? Check. iPhone 6? Check. Lalaloopsie doll? Check. Glock? Check.

Black Friday list: PlayStation 4? Check. iPhone 6? Check. Lalaloopsie doll? Check. Glock? Check.

November 26th, 2014 11:28 am by MATT STROUD, Associated Press

Black Friday gun buys are a test for the background check system.

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Local churches donate pumpkin pies to community for Thanksgiving

Local churches donate pumpkin pies to community for Thanksgiving

November 25th, 2014 10:21 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

With help from area churches, Lake Ridge Elementary School and many individual volunteers and supporters, the kids at the Rise Up after school and youth mentoring program are giving away more than 1,000 fresh baked pumpkin pies for Thanksgiving.

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Like it or not, those calories will be right in front of you

Like it or not, those calories will be right in front of you

November 25th, 2014 11:11 am by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

The FDA announced long-delayed calorie labeling rules Tuesday, requiring chains that sell prepared foods to post calorie content on their menus.

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Want the best deal? Skip the turkey

Want the best deal? Skip the turkey

November 25th, 2014 10:50 am by Associated Press

An analysis of sales data and store circulars by two research firms contradicts conventional wisdom that Black Friday is when shoppers can get the most and biggest sales of the year.

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Business owner not pleased with Unicoi commission's decision to leave beer regulations alone

Business owner not pleased with Unicoi commission's decision to leave beer regulations alone

November 25th, 2014 9:01 am by Brad Hicks

Tracy Brummett said he wanted his small convenience store along Tenn. Highway 107 to be able to compete with service stations and grocery stores found within the limits of the towns of Erwin and Unicoi.

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To shop or not to shop: Dispute among chain stores over Thanksgiving Day hours

To shop or not to shop: Dispute among chain stores over Thanksgiving Day hours

November 24th, 2014 10:25 pm by Nathan Baker

With a new holiday season approaching, Black Friday seepage - like the red wine a tipsy Uncle Dave will inevitably spill on mom's fancy tablecloth - has almost been accepted as the norm, but now some retail stores are resisting the allure to open Thanksgi

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ETSU president, former presidents consider options for performing arts center building

ETSU president, former presidents consider options for performing arts center building

November 24th, 2014 10:08 pm by Nathan Baker

For a meeting with city commissioners, East Tennessee State University's former President Paul Stanton, Chief of Staff Jeremy Ross and current President Brian Noland took on the roles of the past, present and future of a fine and performing arts center pl

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