Johnson City Press Saturday, November 29, 2014
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US retail sales fell in September on autos and gas

US retail sales fell in September on autos and gas

October 15th, 2014 9:37 am by JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer

Sales have risen 4.3 percent in the past 12 months, slightly below their historical pace.

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Downtown microbrewery gets hopping at soft open

Downtown microbrewery gets hopping at soft open

October 13th, 2014 9:55 pm by Nathan Baker

The proprietors of Johnson City's newest microbrewery expected to give customers a frothy taste at an event last week, but what they uncapped was an unexpected blast of demand in the area.

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Wellmont first replaces CEO, now COO amid merger search

Wellmont first replaces CEO, now COO amid merger search

October 13th, 2014 2:11 pm by Nathan Baker

Another member of Wellmont Health System's executive leadership resigned this month, leaving an empty spot months before an expected announcement regarding a possible merger.

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The Anbang-Astoria? U.S. eyes sale of NY's Waldorf hotel to Chinese firm

The Anbang-Astoria? U.S. eyes sale of NY's Waldorf hotel to Chinese firm

October 13th, 2014 1:07 pm by MATTHEW LEE, AP Diplomatic Writer

Concerned about potential security risks, the U.S. government is taking a close look at the sale of New York's iconic Waldorf Astoria hotel to a Chinese insurance company.

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Regional chambers shift to neutral on potential Wellmont merger

Regional chambers shift to neutral on potential Wellmont merger

October 10th, 2014 9:33 pm by Nathan Baker

In the raging debate over the fate of the region's two hospital systems, the Tri-Cities' three business-oriented groups will remain as neutral as Switzerland - for the time being.

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Food City leaving West Market Street as work on ALDI progresses

Food City leaving West Market Street as work on ALDI progresses

October 9th, 2014 9:02 pm by Nathan Baker

The Food City store at the intersection of West Market Street and North State of Franklin Road has been in existence long enough to have earned a driver's license, if you'll pardon the anthropomorphization, and when it motors down the road to a new locati

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NFS gets 10-year renewal for hazard waste permit

NFS gets 10-year renewal for hazard waste permit

October 9th, 2014 3:41 pm by Brad Hicks

While the permit that has now been reissued by TDEC's DSWM will allow NFS to continue to store the same amount of mixed waste, it reduces the type of waste that can be stored from 12 to three, with lead, mercury and pyridine making up these three waste ty

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Stocks sink yet again, dragged down by energy

Stocks sink yet again, dragged down by energy

October 9th, 2014 2:10 pm by KEN SWEET, AP Business Writer

The bulk of Thursday's selling was happening in energy stocks, particularly oil and coal companies, as the price of oil continued a multi-week decline.

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The Atlantic Ale House: Not your father's beer joint

The Atlantic Ale House: Not your father's beer joint

October 8th, 2014 9:02 pm by Nathan Baker

A forgotten downtown Johnson City watering hole has gained a fresh coat of paint and a new lease on life, thanks to a group of local beer enthusiasts.

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London calling: Downtown developer looks for loft lessees

London calling: Downtown developer looks for loft lessees

October 7th, 2014 9:50 pm by Nathan Baker

With one more downtown building nearly checked off the list for rehabilitation, the developer can now turn to finding tenants to fill the rejuvenated space.

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