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Unimpressive monthly increase leaves Tri-Cities housing market weak

Unimpressive monthly increase leaves Tri-Cities housing market weak

May 21st, 2015 11:17 am by Nathan Baker

Existing homes sales in the Tri-Cities saw a smaller than usual spring increase in 2015, to which Northeast Tennessee Association of Realtors President Sharon Duncan attributed fewer available houses on the market.

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Alexander, Corker question TVA's renewable energy plans

Alexander, Corker question TVA's renewable energy plans

May 19th, 2015 10:17 am by Associated Press

Tennessee's Republican U.S. senators, Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker, are questioning why the Tennessee Valley Authority is placing greater emphasis on renewable energy as part of its long-term plans.

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Hemp farmers waiting for delivery of seeds

Hemp farmers waiting for delivery of seeds

May 18th, 2015 9:53 pm by Nathan Baker

A little more than an acre on Wayne Smith's Eastern Star area farm is plowed and fertilized, but the highly regulated hemp seeds he requested from the state Department of Agriculture months ago still haven't arrived.

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Pilot Flying J customers claim fraud at Haslam-owned chain went deeper

Pilot Flying J customers claim fraud at Haslam-owned chain went deeper

May 15th, 2015 10:21 am by Travis Loller, Associated Press

A handful of companies that refused to settle fraud complaints in 2013 with Haslam-owned Pilot Flying J say they have uncovered a deception that other firms overlooked.

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Johnson City Development Authority grants expense review to County Commission

Johnson City Development Authority grants expense review to County Commission

May 15th, 2015 9:41 am by Nathan Baker

JCDA members Allan Spritzer and Ralph Van Brocklin, also Johnson City's mayor, hesitated Thursday to grant the county's request for final review of expenses made using proceeds from rent payments made by Northeast State Community College for the use of th

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Transportation coalition calls for increase to roads funding

Transportation coalition calls for increase to roads funding

May 14th, 2015 10:38 am by Nathan Baker

Saying the state's transportation system was in a crisis, the leaders of infrastructure advocacy groups called on Tennessee lawmakers Thursday to reform the funding mechanisms for state and local roads to pay for $8 billion in unfunded construction projec

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TVA biologists get to bottom of Watauga River habitats

TVA biologists get to bottom of Watauga River habitats

May 14th, 2015 10:20 am by Nathan Baker

During a biological survey Tuesday in the Watauga River, it was the small fry that drew the interest of the Tennessee Valley Authority's biologists., but that doesn't mean the study was boring.

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Mountain States seeks new leader for Unicoi County hospital in wake of administrator's exit

Mountain States seeks new leader for Unicoi County hospital in wake of administrator's exit

May 14th, 2015 9:47 am by Staff Report

Mountain States named Chase Wilson, previously the chief financial officer for the the company's Southeast Market, as interim administrator for Unicoi County Memorial Hospital.

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Retailers benefit as price of cigarettes goes up in Tennessee under new markup law

Retailers benefit as price of cigarettes goes up in Tennessee under new markup law

May 13th, 2015 9:24 am by Associated Press

The proceeds won't be landing in state tax coffers.

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