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American Pharoah owners racing to capitalize on champ's name

American Pharoah owners racing to capitalize on champ's name

June 8th, 2015 2:19 pm by Jonathan Fahey, AP Business Writer

American Pharoah's owners and thoroughbred racing now have a new race to run: A race to capitalize on the horse's Triple Crown victory before the excitement fades away.

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Model Mill memories: Former manager recalls challenges of working at historic facility

Model Mill memories: Former manager recalls challenges of working at historic facility

June 8th, 2015 9:01 am by Tony Casey

Equipment failures by some of the ancient tools used to produce the General Mills flour, internal and government inspections, fires, explosions and the control of pigeons, bats and the flour beetles that would try to sneak in were all issues that needed s

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Eat fresher? Subway also dropping artificial ingredients

Eat fresher? Subway also dropping artificial ingredients

June 4th, 2015 12:04 pm by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer

The sandwich chain known for its marketing itself as a healthier alternative to hamburger chains told The Associated Press it will remove artificial flavors, colors and preservatives from its menu in North America by 2017.

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Lawsuit claims Greene County pipeline stole land, dirt

Lawsuit claims Greene County pipeline stole land, dirt

June 2nd, 2015 9:36 pm by Nathan Baker

A lawsuit filed last week in Greene County Circuit Court seeks up to $2.5 million from U.S. Nitrogen and the Greene County and Greeneville Industrial Development Board, claiming a new pipeline to the ammonium nitrate plant was built under private property

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'Viagra for women' goes for third review by FDA

'Viagra for women' goes for third review by FDA

June 2nd, 2015 9:51 am by MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer

The makers of a twice-rejected pill intended to boost libido in women will try once again this week to persuade regulators that the drug warrants approval as the first prescription treatment for low sexual desire in women.

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First Tennessee Bank to pay $212.5 million for bad mortgage loans

First Tennessee Bank to pay $212.5 million for bad mortgage loans

June 2nd, 2015 9:41 am by Associated Press

First Tennessee Bank has agreed to pay the U.S. government $212.5 million after admitting to making bad mortgage loans that left taxpayers footing the bill.

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U-Haul gone; design for 2-acre site in the works

U-Haul gone; design for 2-acre site in the works

May 29th, 2015 9:36 pm by Gary B. Gray

U-Haul is no more, which means engineers and Johnson City officials will soon be massaging plans for a water basin, greenspace, new parking and educational and aesthetic amenities on the 2-acre site.

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Elizabethton unveils study on future plans for West Elk Avenue area

Elizabethton unveils study on future plans for West Elk Avenue area

May 29th, 2015 9:32 pm by John Thompson

On Thursday, the Elizabethton Planning Department and the Carter County Tomorrow economic development organization revealed the results of a recent study of the potential development of a 330-acre area of the West Elk Avenue section, including the Watauga

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Boone Lake RV park, marina targets campers, tourists

Boone Lake RV park, marina targets campers, tourists

May 29th, 2015 10:21 am by Gary B. Gray

A decade-long restriction on the placement of Washington County campgrounds was lifted in February when the County Commission approved new regulations that grew the number of allowed districts from one to eight.

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Red Pig Bar-B-Q is the place to rekindle old memories

Red Pig Bar-B-Q is the place to rekindle old memories

May 29th, 2015 9:23 am by Mystery Diner

As a college student studying chemistry, I was not what you would call a party animal. In large part this was due to a chronic shortage of discretionary funding coupled with parental disregard for my collapsing social calendar. This coincided with a sudde

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