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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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A beautiful wasteland for 'The Last of Us'

A beautiful wasteland for 'The Last of Us'

June 11th, 2013 4:15 pm by DERRIK J. LANG — AP Entertainment Writer

PlayStation 3 exclusive 'The Last of Us' by Naughty Dog received "glowing reviews."

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Erwin to get a Pal's

Erwin to get a Pal's

June 7th, 2013 2:21 pm by Staff Report

The drive-through restaurant will be located at the corner of Jonesborough Road and North Industry Drive. Groundbreaking on the property is set for Aug. 1.

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Mountain States, BlueCross reach contract agreement

Mountain States, BlueCross reach contract agreement

June 7th, 2013 11:48 am by Madison Mathews

After more than six months of negotiations, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee and Mountain States Health Alliance announced Friday that they have reached an agreement that will extend their contract for four years.

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WJHL owner Media General to merge with Nashville-based company

WJHL owner Media General to merge with Nashville-based company

June 6th, 2013 1:26 pm by Associated Press

Broadcast companies Media General Inc. and New Young Broadcasting Holding Co. said Thursday that they are combining to create a company that will operate 30 TV stations in 27 markets including San Francisco, Nashville, Tenn., and Richmond, Va.

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Blue Plum biz: Downtown Johnson City merchants enjoy big fest benefits

Blue Plum biz: Downtown Johnson City merchants enjoy big fest benefits

June 5th, 2013 11:02 am by Madison Mathews

'We will do two weeks’ business in two days' — Numan’s Cafe & Sports Bar owner Dan Numan.

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