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Tennessee lawmakers seek extension of hospital funds

Tennessee lawmakers seek extension of hospital funds

December 29th, 2014 8:54 am by Associated Press

Members of Tennessee's congressional delegation are requesting an extension of federal funds to help hospitals care for tens of thousands of low-income patients while they seek a permanent solution to a problem that is unique to the state.

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Proposed hotel-motel tax increase back on table

Proposed hotel-motel tax increase back on table

December 27th, 2014 9:34 pm by Gary B. Gray

An unsuccessful effort this spring to raise Johnson City's hotel-motel tax is back on the table, and the issue likely will be among those discussed Monday when city commissioners confer with state legislators.

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N. Korea uses racial slur against Obama in Sony hack row

N. Korea uses racial slur against Obama in Sony hack row

December 27th, 2014 1:07 pm by HYUNG-JIN KIM, Associated Press

North Korea blamed its recent Internet outage on the United States on Saturday and hurled racially charged insults at President Barack Obama over the hacking row involving the movie "The Interview."

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Returns not trending for post-holiday shoppers

Returns not trending for post-holiday shoppers

December 26th, 2014 9:56 pm by Jessica Fuller

Just because shoppers aren't hustling for gifts doesn't mean they aren't swarming the retail front.

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'The Interview' too risky for Northeast Tennessee theater owner

'The Interview' too risky for Northeast Tennessee theater owner

December 24th, 2014 1:39 pm by Nathan Baker

The owner of three Northeast Tennessee movie theaters said Wednesday that any chance for violence at a showing of a controversial comedy was too much of a risk for film patrons at his theaters.

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New hotel to make Johnson City scene in 2016

New hotel to make Johnson City scene in 2016

December 23rd, 2014 6:46 pm by Nathan Baker

A new hotel is coming to Johnson City in 2016, bringing 90 more rooms to an area of renewed interest to developers lately.

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Abingdon theater to show 'The Interview' Christmas Day

Abingdon theater to show 'The Interview' Christmas Day

December 23rd, 2014 3:35 pm by Nathan Baker

A Southwest Virginia theater announced it will host Christmas Day viewings of "The Interview," a controversial comedy starring Seth Rogen and James Franco that may have precipitated a cyber attack on its producing studio and was briefly pulled from theate

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Sony announces limited release for 'The Interview'

Sony announces limited release for 'The Interview'

December 23rd, 2014 1:31 pm by Jake Coyle, AP Film Writer

Sony Pictures Entertainment announced Tuesday a limited theatrical release of "The Interview" beginning Thursday, putting back into the theaters the comedy that prompted an international incident with North Korea and outrage over its cancelled release.

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Dow tops 18,000 as market reaches new highs

Dow tops 18,000 as market reaches new highs

December 23rd, 2014 9:44 am by Associated Press

Stocks are pushing further into record territory as the Dow Jones industrial average tops 18,000 points for the first time.

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U.S. economy grew at fast 5 pct. annual rate in Q3

U.S. economy grew at fast 5 pct. annual rate in Q3

December 23rd, 2014 9:29 am by Associated Press

The resurgence in growth last quarter provided the latest evidence that the U.S. economy is steadily strengthening and outpacing most others around the word.

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