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Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'

Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'

October 30th, 2014 11:28 am by MICHELLE CHAPMAN, AP Business Writer

The public declaration, in an essay written for Bloomberg Businessweek, makes Cook the highest-profile business CEO to come out as gay.

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Updated: Johnson City area Chamber backs Wellmont-Mountain States merger

Updated: Johnson City area Chamber backs Wellmont-Mountain States merger

October 29th, 2014 10:31 am by Nathan Baker

"Obviously, we want to drive down health care costs, that's important to all businesses"- Chamber Chairwoman Lottie Ryans.

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De-Union-ized: After 42 years, Union Prescription Shop owner calls it quits

De-Union-ized: After 42 years, Union Prescription Shop owner calls it quits

October 28th, 2014 10:11 pm by Nathan Baker

Pharmacist Jim Anderson knows his retirement may be a bitter pill for some of his longtime customers to swallow, but this doctor is prescribing himself some deserved rest and relaxation.

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Chamber supports Mountain States-Wellmont merger

Chamber supports Mountain States-Wellmont merger

October 28th, 2014 2:54 pm by Staff Report

The local Chamber of Commerce has unanimously voted to endorse a merger between Mountain States Health Alliance and Wellmont Health System, according to a news release.

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Wine-maker hoping new designation could uncork regional agri-tourism

Wine-maker hoping new designation could uncork regional agri-tourism

October 26th, 2014 9:17 pm by John Thompson

Wayne Gay is the only commercial producer of wine in the highlands of Carter and Johnson counties, but he is hoping a proposed federal wine-producing designation for the region will be approved and more wineries will be attracted to the area.

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Erwin board has no taste for food cart

Erwin board has no taste for food cart

October 22nd, 2014 9:24 pm by Brad Hicks

While Lewis Carsten said he has no intention of giving up barbecuing, he's not yet sure where he'll continue to ply his craft.

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Developer of Lot 8 to utilize rear access

Developer of Lot 8 to utilize rear access

October 22nd, 2014 9:04 pm by Nathan Baker

Lot 8 is enough for a Knoxville developer, who says the university-opposite plot can be utilized even with the access problems that have plagued it in the past.

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Government ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles

Government ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles

October 22nd, 2014 3:02 pm by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer

The warning covers certain models made by BMW, Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Mazda, Honda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru and Toyota.

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Carter, Johnson Counties could form part of nationally recognized wine region

Carter, Johnson Counties could form part of nationally recognized wine region

October 22nd, 2014 9:03 am by John Thompson

One of the distinguishing features of the proposed "Appalachian High Country" American viticultural area would be that all the vineyards would be above 2,000 feet in elevation.

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Will gas prices continue dropping?

Will gas prices continue dropping?

October 22nd, 2014 8:34 am by Tony Casey

Tennessee has the third-lowest average pump price, at $2.88 a gallon, in the nation.

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