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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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Rising home and stock prices boost US confidence

Rising home and stock prices boost US confidence

May 28th, 2013 12:37 pm by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER and MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writers

WASHINGTON — Americans are more confident in the U.S. economy than at any point in the past five years, thanks to surging home values, a brighter job market and record-setting stock prices.

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Vintage Apple computer auctioned off for $668,000

Vintage Apple computer auctioned off for $668,000

May 25th, 2013 3:22 pm by Associated Press

An auctioneer says one of Apple's first computers — a functioning 1976 model — has been sold for a record 516,000 euros ($668,000).

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SR 75 construction

May 24th, 2013 8:30 am by Lee Talbert

SR 75 construction

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Economist says region’s job level declines

Economist says region’s job level declines

May 21st, 2013 9:48 pm by Madison Mathews

Uncertainty in the national economy and a growing number of people leaving the area for work in other areas where the job market is thriving has led to employment falling again in the region, continuing a trend that started last year.

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Microsoft touts Xbox One as all-in-1 entertainment

Microsoft touts Xbox One as all-in-1 entertainment

May 21st, 2013 3:45 pm by DERRIK J. LANG — AP Entertainment Writer

REDMOND, Wash. — Microsoft thinks it has the one. The company unveiled the Xbox One, a next-generation entertainment console that promises to be the one system households will need for games, television, movies and other entertainment. It will go on sale

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