Johnson City Press Thursday, December 18, 2014
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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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Frontier Health CEO retires, successor named

Frontier Health CEO retires, successor named

November 10th, 2014 10:02 am by Contributed

CEO Charles E. Good plans to retire Jan. 2. Dr. Teresa Kidd will succeed him.

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Main Street Pizza hopes to bring home bacon at World Food Championships

Main Street Pizza hopes to bring home bacon at World Food Championships

November 9th, 2014 9:09 pm by Tony Casey

Main Street Pizza Company owner Jamie Dove is looking to make it sizzle in the bacon category at the World Food Championships in Las Vegas after taking home the Golden Skillet at the Tri-Cities Bacon Fest in late August.

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TVA boosts CEO pay: Johnson, highest-paid federal employee, could earn extra million

TVA boosts CEO pay: Johnson, highest-paid federal employee, could earn extra million

November 7th, 2014 5:07 pm by Dave Flessner, Chattanooga Times Free Press

TVA President Bill Johnson, already the highest-paid federal employee in America, will be eligible to boost his cash compensation by more than $1 million this year.

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Farmers market, Tweetsie rules to be discussed at commission meeting

Farmers market, Tweetsie rules to be discussed at commission meeting

November 5th, 2014 9:14 pm by Gary B. Gray

City commissioners finally will review a bid tonight for construction of the new downtown farmers market, or "downtown pavilion" - a moniker given the building in mid-stride to better reflect its eclectic purpose.

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US stocks slide as oil's slump hits energy stocks

US stocks slide as oil's slump hits energy stocks

November 4th, 2014 1:42 pm by STEVE ROTHWELL, AP Markets Writer

Stocks slid on Tuesday, led by a drop in energy stocks as oil continued to fall. Investors were also disappointed by earnings outlooks from companies including Priceline and Michael Kors.

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Judge tosses first suit aimed at stymieing Model Mill construction

Judge tosses first suit aimed at stymieing Model Mill construction

November 3rd, 2014 9:51 pm by Nathan Baker

Mootness and a missed deadline dismantled the first of a pair of lawsuits aimed at hindering the demolition and development of a century-old flour mill in Johnson City.

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