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Supermarket wine bill zips past House panel

Supermarket wine bill zips past House panel

February 11th, 2014 9:09 pm by Nathan Baker

A bill aiming to allow wine to be sold in supermarkets and convenience stores across the state continued its buoyant rise through the state capital Tuesday, garnering quick approval by the House Finance, Ways & Means Committee.

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Eastman Credit Union donates $250K to ETSU fine arts center effort

Eastman Credit Union donates $250K to ETSU fine arts center effort

February 11th, 2014 2:52 pm by Nathan Baker

?Two university presidents, community leaders and financial board members were on hand Tuesday at the Market Corner branch of Eastman Credit Union on State of Franklin Road to announce a $250,000 donation from the regional banking institution to East Tenn

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Weather cancels flights at Tri-Cities Regional Airport

Weather cancels flights at Tri-Cities Regional Airport

February 11th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

Flights from the Tri-Cities Regional Airport were cancelled this morning ahead of a winter storm expected to ravage the Southeast Tuesday.

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GOP Tennessee lawmakers say Volkswagen incentives threatened by union

GOP Tennessee lawmakers say Volkswagen incentives threatened by union

February 10th, 2014 2:51 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

About 1,500 workers are eligible to vote in the three-day union election that starts Wednesday.

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Alcohol consumption equals big business for some local communities

Alcohol consumption equals big business for some local communities

February 8th, 2014 9:38 pm by Nathan Baker

Regardless of one’s moral views on alcohol consumption, the sale of suds and spirits is big business, and some local communities have seen their cups runneth over from the monetary benefits of allowing libations.

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Massive Food City could open later this year

Massive Food City could open later this year

February 6th, 2014 5:09 pm by Nathan Baker

A new, larger Food City on Johnson City’s northwest side could bring a few features rarely seen in local supermarkets.

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Nation’s CVS stores to snuff out cigarette sales

Nation’s CVS stores to snuff out cigarette sales

February 5th, 2014 9:14 pm by Tony Casey

The biggest question on the heels of an announcement made by the second-biggest pharmacy in the country, CVS Caremark, to stop selling all tobacco products will be if this will be the catalyst to an explosion of the same from CVS’ counterparts, or if it w

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Kirkland's returning to Johnson City

February 5th, 2014 4:42 pm by Lee Talbert

Kirkland's returning to Johnson City

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Sneak Peak, Monarch 815 gives tour of new development

February 5th, 2014 4:22 pm by Lee Talbert

Sneak Peak, Monarch 815 gives tour of new development

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House panel advances supermarket wine bill

House panel advances supermarket wine bill

February 5th, 2014 1:07 pm by Associated Press

One of the few differences is that the Senate version would require convenience stores to have at least 1,200 square feet to qualify for a wine sales license, while the House version would set that limit at 2,000 square feet.

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