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Nashville hearing to get input on industrial hemp

Nashville hearing to get input on industrial hemp

November 13th, 2014 10:21 am by Associated Press

Tennessee's Department of Agriculture plans to hold a public hearing to gather input on the permitting and regulation of industrial hemp.

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State economic head Hagerty leaving for private sector

State economic head Hagerty leaving for private sector

November 12th, 2014 3:00 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty is leaving the administration to return to the private sector, Gov. Bill Haslam announced Wednesday.

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Demolition begins on former Kelly's Foods buildings

Demolition begins on former Kelly's Foods buildings

November 11th, 2014 10:11 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City's E. Luke Greene Co. began demolition Tuesday on one of several buildings at the Sevier Street and West State of Franklin Road property.

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Tenn. governor downplays VW labor policy on UAW

Tenn. governor downplays VW labor policy on UAW

November 11th, 2014 9:43 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam is downplaying the significance of a new policy that the United Auto Workers has characterized as an avenue toward union recognition the Chattanooga Volkswagen factory.

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Pros and cons: Net neutrality and the Internet as a utility

Pros and cons: Net neutrality and the Internet as a utility

November 11th, 2014 12:27 pm by Michael Liedtke, Associated Press

As with many issues, there are pros and cons to President Obama's proposal to regulate Internet service providers as utilities.

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Businesses' cash flows filling out as women seek larger posteriors

Businesses' cash flows filling out as women seek larger posteriors

November 11th, 2014 11:39 am by Joseph Pisani, Associated Press

The U.S. booty business is getting a big bump. Companies are cashing in on growing demand from women seeking the more curvaceous figures of their favorite stars, who flaunt their fuller rear ends.

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Johnson City plans to take down U-Haul building by February

Johnson City plans to take down U-Haul building by February

November 11th, 2014 10:03 am by Gary B. Gray

Currently in the design phase, the project also will include sidewalk repairs and additional parking along Commerce Street, which will be rebuilt to improve drainage flows during high-water events.

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GM ordered switches nearly 2 months before recall

GM ordered switches nearly 2 months before recall

November 10th, 2014 8:15 pm by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer

Emails showed that General Motors ordered a half-million replacement ignition switches nearly two months before telling the government.

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Two finalists remain in Wellmont's merger search

Two finalists remain in Wellmont's merger search

November 10th, 2014 4:06 pm by Staff Report

After months of consideration by Wellmont Health System's Board of Directors, the field of candidates seeking to merge with the regional health care provider is down to two finalists.

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Navy veteran uses military experiences to help steer ship at ETSU clinics

Navy veteran uses military experiences to help steer ship at ETSU clinics

November 10th, 2014 10:06 am by Contributed - ETSU

During her eight-plus years in the Navy, Mims served as a nurse manager, the director of several different departments and, finally, a division officer in the operating room and the ambulatory surgery center.

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