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Volkswagen considering tossing election results and accepting UAW union at Tennessee plant, group says

Volkswagen considering tossing election results and accepting UAW union at Tennessee plant, group says

April 7th, 2014 11:40 am by Chattanooga Times Free Press

VW workers rejected the union in a 712 to 626 vote after a three-day election overseen by the National Labor Relations Board.

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Beer law may fall flat for city

Beer law may fall flat for city

April 4th, 2014 11:07 pm by Gary B. Gray

Legislation passed this week that adds local governments to the list of entities legally allowed to apply for and receive permits to sell beer.

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Showdown over the Mill: Johnson City Commission set to decide on development tonight

Showdown over the Mill: Johnson City Commission set to decide on development tonight

April 3rd, 2014 12:15 pm by Gary B. Gray

One change of heart could stop that request.

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Former sheriff opens bagel shop in Johnson City

Former sheriff opens bagel shop in Johnson City

April 2nd, 2014 8:07 pm by Nathan Baker

There's a new sheriff in town among Johnson City's bagel businesses.

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Home showcase: Property Experts bring metro design center to downtown Johnson City

Home showcase: Property Experts bring metro design center to downtown Johnson City

April 2nd, 2014 4:56 pm by Brad Hicks

Since the business opened its doors, it has grown to include furniture, accessories and, recently, a 15,000-square-foot showroom, with more expansion planned in the future.

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First Tennessee Bank celebrates 150th anniversary

First Tennessee Bank celebrates 150th anniversary

April 2nd, 2014 12:52 pm by Nathan Baker

Chartered as the First National Bank of Memphis in 1864 less than two years after the Union Army's capture of the riverside city and only a year after the federal banking act that made the institution possible First Tennessee Bank has weathered civil an

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13 deaths: Congress seeks answers on delay in GM recall

13 deaths: Congress seeks answers on delay in GM recall

April 1st, 2014 2:37 pm by DEE-ANN DURBIN and TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writers

Diana DeGette, D-Colorado, held up an ignition switch for one of the cars and said a small spring inside of it failed to provide enough force, causing the car engines to turn off when they went over a bump.

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Report: Tennessee's incentive for Volkswagen was contingent on Haslam's 'satisfaction' with union vote

Report: Tennessee's incentive for Volkswagen was contingent on Haslam's 'satisfaction' with union vote

April 1st, 2014 12:27 pm by Associated Press

Haslam, who has been a vocal critic of the United Auto Workers' efforts to represent workers at Volkswagen's lone U.S. plant, has long denied suggestions that tax credits, grants and other incentives were tied to the union being rejected at the factory.

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Down to the wire: Mad dash for health care sign-ups on deadline day

Down to the wire: Mad dash for health care sign-ups on deadline day

March 31st, 2014 2:43 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

Supporters of the overhaul fanned out across the country in a final dash to sign up uninsured Americans.

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Liquor giant sues over Tennessee's storage law

Liquor giant sues over Tennessee's storage law

March 31st, 2014 2:06 pm by Lance Williams, Nashville

Liquor giant Diageo Americas, the owner of Tullahoma, Tenn.-based George Dickel whiskey, has sued the state of Tennessee over a nearly 80-year-old law requiring distillers to store their alcohol within the state's borders.

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