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Wedding season begins to see larger ceremonies

Wedding season begins to see larger ceremonies

June 26th, 2013 8:38 am by Madison Mathews

After opting for smaller affairs over the last several years, brides and grooms are beginning to say “I do” to bigger ceremonies, according to local wedding business owners.

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Update: Tenn. attorney general delays sale of Unicoi Co. hospital

Update: Tenn. attorney general delays sale of Unicoi Co. hospital

June 25th, 2013 5:01 pm by Brad Hicks

Sale is pending to Mountain States Health Alliance after Attorney General reveals three concerns.

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Norton, Va., coal firm owner pleads guilty to defrauding Eastman

Norton, Va., coal firm owner pleads guilty to defrauding Eastman

June 25th, 2013 11:21 am by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

A federal indictment charged Dale Edward Stanley with 22 counts of wire fraud in connection with the scheme.

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Hostess: Twinkies to return to shelves July 15

Hostess: Twinkies to return to shelves July 15

June 23rd, 2013 3:22 pm by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer

Hostess is betting on a sweet comeback for Twinkies when they return to shelves next month.

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Dow Jones industrial average drops 353 points as traders anticipate Fed's exit from stimulus

Dow Jones industrial average drops 353 points as traders anticipate Fed's exit from stimulus

June 20th, 2013 3:43 pm by STEVE ROTHWELL, AP Markets Writer

There was no let-up in the flight from stocks and bonds Thursday, and the Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 300 points.

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Food trucks with local flavor keep Bonnaroo fed

Food trucks with local flavor keep Bonnaroo fed

June 19th, 2013 4:29 pm by Madison Mathews

MANCHESTER — The music might have been the main attraction for the 100,000 people who attended this year’s Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, but good food is what kept that many people alive and kicking throughout the four-day event.

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Stocks slide as Fed says bond purchases could slow

Stocks slide as Fed says bond purchases could slow

June 19th, 2013 4:18 pm by STEVE ROTHWELL, AP Markets Writer

Financial markets shuddered Wednesday after the Federal Reserve said it could start scaling back its huge bond-buying program later this year and end it by the middle of 2014.

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JCMC gets new germ-exterminating robot

JCMC gets new germ-exterminating robot

June 18th, 2013 7:44 pm by Madison Mathews

Germs no longer stand a chance at Johnson City Medical Center thanks to a new robotic system that is being used by the hospital.

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US budget deficit widens $139 billion in May

US budget deficit widens $139 billion in May

June 12th, 2013 9:25 pm by MARTIN CRUTSINGER - AP Economics Writer

The government reported Wednesday that the U.S. budget deficit widened in May by $139 billion. But the annual deficit stayed on track to finish below $1 trillion for the first time since 2008.

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Bristol call center adding 128 jobs

Bristol call center adding 128 jobs

June 12th, 2013 2:03 pm by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

U.S. Solutions Group, Inc. will expand its call center operations on West State Street, invest $117,000 and create 128 new jobs, state officials announced Wednesday.

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