Johnson City Press Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Railroad merger talks derail

Railroad merger talks derail

October 20th, 2014 1:59 pm by Tom Murphy, Associated Press

Canadian Pacific Railway has ended talks with U.S. counterpart CSX about a possible combination and plans no more discussions.

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Group surveying interest in JC food co-op

Group surveying interest in JC food co-op

October 19th, 2014 9:10 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Livable Communities subcommittee of the Johnson City Community Partnerships Group is exploring the level of interest in a food co-op in the city.

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Wellmont leaders look to leave limelight to mull merger options

Wellmont leaders look to leave limelight to mull merger options

October 17th, 2014 9:23 pm by Nathan Baker

As Wellmont Health System's merger search inches toward its conclusion, leaders plan to retreat into the board room to deliberate over the remaining candidates.

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ETSU prof: Unicoi, region not yet recovered from Great Recession

ETSU prof: Unicoi, region not yet recovered from Great Recession

October 17th, 2014 9:08 pm by Brad Hicks

Members of the Joint Economic Development Board of Unicoi County now have a little more insight into the state of the economy in the county.

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Commissioners vote to adopt flood buyout plan

Commissioners vote to adopt flood buyout plan

October 16th, 2014 9:17 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City now has a Floodplain Buyout Program in which properties in areas that flood can be purchased from owners at their discretion when alternative methods prove unsuccessful.

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Criteria would score and award tax incentives to companies

Criteria would score and award tax incentives to companies

October 16th, 2014 8:56 pm by Nathan Baker

Washington County and its contained municipalities could soon be under a set of criteria used to score and award tax incentives to new and expanding companies to tempt them to invest in the area.

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Apple debuts iPad Air 2, Apple Pay, new Macs

Apple debuts iPad Air 2, Apple Pay, new Macs

October 16th, 2014 2:44 pm by ANICK JESDANUN and BRANDON BAILEY, AP Technology Writers

Apple unveiled a thinner iPad Thursday with a faster processor and a better camera as it tries to drive excitement for tablets amid slowing demand.

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Average US 30-year mortgage rate at 3.97 percent

Average US 30-year mortgage rate at 3.97 percent

October 16th, 2014 11:29 am by Associated Press

It was the fourth straight week of declines for mortgage rates, making it more affordable to borrow to buy a home.

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Johnson City may buy homes in flood-prone areas

Johnson City may buy homes in flood-prone areas

October 15th, 2014 9:05 pm by Gary B. Gray

The City Commission will consider a resolution tonight that launches a Floodplain Buyout Program involving the purchase of residential properties in Johnson City located in the drainage basins of Brush, King, Cobb and Sinking creeks.

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A wild day on Wall Street ends with Dow down 173

A wild day on Wall Street ends with Dow down 173

October 15th, 2014 5:07 pm by Associated Press

Stocks are ending a wild day mostly lower as indexes recover much of an early plunge.

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