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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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The Firehouse Restaurant working to bottle its barbecue sauce

The Firehouse Restaurant working to bottle its barbecue sauce

February 5th, 2014 8:43 am by Kristen Swing

Depending on the success of the venture, this is likely just the beginning of a virtual expansion for the restaurant.

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Obama praises CVS for pulling tobacco from shelves; chain to lose $2B in revenue

Obama praises CVS for pulling tobacco from shelves; chain to lose $2B in revenue

February 5th, 2014 7:34 am by Associated Press

CVS Caremark, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain, said Wednesday that it will phase out cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco by Oct. 1, a move that will cost it about $2 billion in annual revenue.

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N. Roan IGA store to close at the end of the month

N. Roan IGA store to close at the end of the month

February 4th, 2014 9:36 pm by Becky Campbell

Customers shopping Tuesday at IGA — the last central city grocer in town — were shocked and disappointed to learn the store will close by month’s end, although company officials did not return calls requesting confirmation on the issue.

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