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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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Ford recalls nearly half million cars because of risks of leaky fuel tanks, fires

Ford recalls nearly half million cars because of risks of leaky fuel tanks, fires

June 3rd, 2013 1:42 pm by Associated Press

Ford is recalling about 465,000 cars and SUVs because the fuel tanks can leak and cause fires.

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Eastman considering recreation area for new office building

Eastman considering recreation area for new office building

June 1st, 2013 8:31 pm by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

Eastman Chemical Company is considering using its Wilcox Drive recreation area as the location for a new office building — a centerpiece in its $1.6 billion, seven-year “Project Inspire” initiative.

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Event to bring hundreds of motorcyclists to city

Event to bring hundreds of motorcyclists to city

May 31st, 2013 10:16 am by Madison Mathews

What started as a small riding rally eight years ago has grown into an event that organizers expect will bring about 300 people to the region next month.

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Eastman announces $1.6 billion project, 300 new jobs for Kingsport

Eastman announces $1.6 billion project, 300 new jobs for Kingsport

May 29th, 2013 7:00 pm by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

Eastman Chemical Co. will invest $1.6 billion in its Kingsport location, adding 300 new jobs.

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