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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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Head downtown for a variety of last-minute gifts

Head downtown for a variety of last-minute gifts

December 23rd, 2014 9:21 am by Tony Casey

Downtown Johnson City businesses are boasting a variety of gifts for those who've waited until the last few days before the Christmas holiday to buy presents.

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Firm, city ink deal for land development on W. State of Franklin Road

Firm, city ink deal for land development on W. State of Franklin Road

December 22nd, 2014 9:47 pm by Gary B. Gray

A deal between Johnson City and Raleigh, N.C.-based Coalyard Restoration has finally been inked, giving the company about 1.4 acres of property at 1100 W. State of Franklin Road on which a 23,000-square-foot commercial development supported by restaurants

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Local Cuban-American says changes are needed in country

Local Cuban-American says changes are needed in country

December 22nd, 2014 9:33 pm by Tony Casey

While announcing last week that the United States and Cuba struck a deal to allow greater fluidity of travel between the two countries, President Barack Obama told the Associated Press he did not expect improvements overnight.

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Gas tax increase gaining momentum in Tennessee

Gas tax increase gaining momentum in Tennessee

December 22nd, 2014 12:37 pm by Associated Press

Momentum is mounting for a possible proposal to raise the state's gas tax for the first time in 25 years.

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"Super Saturday" takes over as busiest shopping day of the year

"Super Saturday" takes over as busiest shopping day of the year

December 20th, 2014 10:34 pm by Jessica Fuller

Black Friday, meet Super Saturday.

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Local business owner offers slice of parking to food truck vendors

Local business owner offers slice of parking to food truck vendors

December 19th, 2014 10:44 pm by Tony Casey

Fresh off what could be considered a favorable decision for downtown Johnson City restaurant owners by the City Commission, Jamie Dove, the owner of The Main Street Pizza Company, is offering vendors a seat at the table.

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