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FDA launching anti-smoking campaign aimed at youth

FDA launching anti-smoking campaign aimed at youth

February 4th, 2014 1:41 pm by MICHAEL FELBERBAUM, AP Tobacco Writer

The federal agency said Tuesday it is launching a $115 million multimedia education campaign called "The Real Cost" that's aimed at stopping teenagers from smoking and encouraging them to quit.

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Your Turn: Did the Target breach change your credit/debit card habits? Who's to blame?

Your Turn: Did the Target breach change your credit/debit card habits? Who's to blame?

February 4th, 2014 1:37 pm by Associated Press

Finger-pointing is coming from two industries with considerable lobbying might.

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Can Charter get 'future proof' against Internet TV?

Can Charter get 'future proof' against Internet TV?

February 4th, 2014 1:30 pm by RYAN NAKASHIMA, AP Business Writer

Charter Communications Inc.'s $38 billion bid to take over the much-larger Time Warner Cable Inc. is an attempt to future-proof its business by getting its foot in the door of millions more homes wired for Internet service.

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Off the Wall News: What would your car say to the truck in the next lane?

Off the Wall News: What would your car say to the truck in the next lane?

February 3rd, 2014 2:39 pm by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

A radio beacon would continually transmit a vehicle's position, heading, speed and other information. Cars would receive the same information back from other vehicles, and a vehicle's computer would alert the driver to an impending collision.

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Johnson City utility customers can go paperless

Johnson City utility customers can go paperless

February 1st, 2014 9:23 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City is now offering its utility customers online paperless statements and bank draft options in an effort to streamline the billing process — and it’s free.

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When it comes to the Super Bowl, Peyton Manning changes everything

When it comes to the Super Bowl, Peyton Manning changes everything

January 31st, 2014 9:50 pm by Tony Casey

This year’s Super Bowl has one thing different from last year’s game: Peyton Manning throwing for one of the teams.

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Tennessee Senate passes supermarket wine bill 23-8

Tennessee Senate passes supermarket wine bill 23-8

January 30th, 2014 11:27 am by Associated Press

The Senate version would require convenience stores to have at least 1,200 square feet to qualify for a wine sales license, while the House version would set that limit at 2,000 square feet.

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Consumer spending boost: US economy grew at 3.2 percent rate in 4th quarter of 2013

Consumer spending boost: US economy grew at 3.2 percent rate in 4th quarter of 2013

January 30th, 2014 10:03 am by Associated Press

Many economists think growth could top 3 percent in 2014. That would be the best performance since the recession ended in mid-2009.

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Some business owners irked by revamped wine bill

Some business owners irked by revamped wine bill

January 29th, 2014 9:26 pm by Nathan Baker

With a revamped wine in grocery stores bill working its way through the state legislature, it’s hard to not recall President Abraham Lincoln’s famous words regarding the impossibility of pleasing all of the people all of the time.

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Delivery drivers brave weather to meet public demands

Delivery drivers brave weather to meet public demands - VIDEO

January 29th, 2014 9:19 pm by Tony Casey

When the snow piles up and schools and municipalities close down, the tendency is to hunker down and weather the storm.

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