Johnson City Press Thursday, October 30, 2014
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PayPal goes mobile, to split from eBay in 2015

PayPal goes mobile, to split from eBay in 2015

September 30th, 2014 9:28 am by Associated Press

EBay, based in San Jose, California, said that the separation was the best path for growth and shareholder value creation for each business.

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Walgreen reports 4Q loss

Walgreen reports 4Q loss

September 30th, 2014 9:26 am by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer

Walgreen runs the nation's largest drugstore chain, with more than 8,200 locations.

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ATM fees keep climbing, survey says

ATM fees keep climbing, survey says

September 29th, 2014 1:57 pm by ALEX VEIGA, AP Business Writer

Overdraft fees also surged, rising on average over the past 12 months to $32.74. That's the 16th consecutive record high, the firm said.

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Young U.S. marijuana industry growing political influence

Young U.S. marijuana industry growing political influence

September 29th, 2014 1:13 pm by Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press

The entrepreneurs of the young U.S. marijuana industry are taking another step into the mainstream, becoming political donors who use some of their profits to support cannabis-friendly candidates and ballot questions that could bring legal pot to more sta

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Piece of my heart: JC man becomes first in Tenn. to receive world's smallest pacemaker

Piece of my heart: JC man becomes first in Tenn. to receive world's smallest pacemaker

September 27th, 2014 11:48 pm by Max Hrenda

In addition to becoming the first man in Tennessee to undergo a new cardiovascular surgery, a Vanderbilt University doctor said Joseph Nelson may have also become the first to receive the next standard in pacemaking technology.

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Health care providers prepare to put records online

Health care providers prepare to put records online

September 26th, 2014 11:21 pm by Becky Campbell

Patients with Quillen ETSU Physicians, like those from several other area medical groups, will soon be able to access their medical records online.

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In the mood for seafood? Find it at Johnson City's Harbor House

In the mood for seafood? Find it at Johnson City's Harbor House

September 26th, 2014 9:23 am by Mystery Diner

Lately, my friend the Carnivore has been on a seafood kick. Offer him the choice between steak or fish and the fish will get the nod more often than you might imagine.

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Erwin eateries explore outdoor dining options

Erwin eateries explore outdoor dining options

September 24th, 2014 8:57 pm by Brad Hicks

Several of Erwin's eatery owners are interested in taking advantage of the new-look downtown by offering patrons a sidewalk dining experience, and town officials are looking at ways to accommodate this.

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Academy Sports + Outdoors to open in Johnson City, bringing 125 jobs

Academy Sports + Outdoors to open in Johnson City, bringing 125 jobs

September 24th, 2014 4:43 pm by Staff Report

Academy Sports + Outdoors will offer casual and athletic footwear and apparel, team sports and golf products along with hunting, fishing and camping equipment and gear.

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UPDATE: Johnson City Power Board hikes electrical rates

UPDATE: Johnson City Power Board hikes electrical rates

September 24th, 2014 1:13 pm by Gary B. Gray

All Johnson City Power Board customers will be seeing a roughly 1.6-percent increase in their electric rates beginning Oct.1 - the equivalent of a roughly $2 per month increase on energy bills.

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