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Living in Downtown Johnson City: Investments beginning to pay off with residential growth

Living in Downtown Johnson City: Investments beginning to pay off with residential growth

November 16th, 2013 9:32 pm by Nathan Baker

As cities seek to re-enliven their long-dormant downtown areas, they’re looking to young professionals and small families to take up residence in trendy apartments in newly rehabilitated buildings, hoping the influx of tenants and disposable income will h

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Media General and Dish Network strike a deal

Media General and Dish Network strike a deal

November 16th, 2013 5:37 pm by Staff Reports

Saturday proved to be fruitful for Tri-Cities region television watchers.

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Food City chief won’t confirm move possibility

Food City chief won’t confirm move possibility

November 15th, 2013 9:26 pm by Nathan Baker

The CEO of Food City’s parent company wouldn’t go as far as confirming the grocery store will open a new supermarket in a proposed shopping center planned for Johnson City’s west side, but said the company is interested in having a store in the vicinity.

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TVA to close 8 coal-powered units

TVA to close 8 coal-powered units

November 14th, 2013 4:36 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

The nation's largest public utility voted Thursday to close six coal-powered units in Alabama and replace two more in Kentucky with a new natural gas plant.

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Wine battle: Tennessee grocers go after sales ... again

Wine battle: Tennessee grocers go after sales ... again

November 14th, 2013 8:01 am by Nathan Baker

Grocery store owners and wine and liquor retailers are gearing up for another fight over a bill allowing supermarket wine sales, which should be at the forefront of discussions when the General Assembly reconvenes in January.

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Agreement keeps airline at 5 Tennessee airports, including Tri-Cities, after American-U.S. Airways merger

Agreement keeps airline at 5 Tennessee airports, including Tri-Cities, after American-U.S. Airways merger

November 12th, 2013 5:12 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee's top five airports will continue to be served by a merged US Airways and American Airlines for the next five years under an agreement with the state.

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All day shopping frenzy on Thanksgiving?

All day shopping frenzy on Thanksgiving?

November 12th, 2013 1:54 pm by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer

Now Thanksgiving is slowly becoming just another shopping day. Over the past few years, major retailers, including Target and Toys R Us, slowly have pushed opening times into Thanksgiving night to one-up each other and compete for holiday dollars.

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The secret, dirty cost of Obama's green power push

The secret, dirty cost of Obama's green power push

November 12th, 2013 9:56 am by DINA CAPPIELLO and MATT APUZZO, Associated Press

The ethanol era has proven far more damaging to the environment than politicians promised and much worse than the government admits today.

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Developer expands Model Mills land plan to include Mize property, 5th apartment building

Developer expands Model Mills land plan to include Mize property, 5th apartment building

November 12th, 2013 7:37 am by Nathan Baker

A zoning variance request for the Walnut Street Model Mills property has been removed from Tuesday’s Board of Zoning Appeals meeting agenda, but not because the sale of the property fell through

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Liquor in Unicoi: Will the little town's 2 new stores boost the local economy?

Liquor in Unicoi: Will the little town's 2 new stores boost the local economy?

November 11th, 2013 11:03 am by Brad Hicks

Customers from Erwin and Unicoi County may be opting for the new local operations rather than driving on to Johnson City, where stores have been established for decades.

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