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Report: Tri-Cities area suffers largest loss of jobs since 2009

Report: Tri-Cities area suffers largest loss of jobs since 2009

February 26th, 2014 11:07 pm by Hank Hayes

The ETSU report noted employment has now declined for the past seven quarters, as the jobless rate for the Tri-Cities Consolidated Statistical Area was 7 percent compared to 6.8 percent a year earlier.

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Sullivan County property tax deadline looms

Sullivan County property tax deadline looms

February 26th, 2014 10:41 pm by J. H. Osborne

If you're a Sullivan County property owner and you haven't paid your 2013 county property taxes, you have until Friday to do so before late fees kick in. The deadline for payment of 2013 property taxes in Sullivan County is Feb. 28.

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Richlands caught up in Gate City's whirlwind

Richlands caught up in Gate City's whirlwind

February 26th, 2014 10:00 pm by George Thwaites

Blue Devils post 27-point second quarter effort on their way to a 77-54 win over the Blue Tornado in Wednesday's VHSL 2A West quarterfinals.

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Arizona governor vetoes bill protecting those who refuse service to gays

Arizona governor vetoes bill protecting those who refuse service to gays

February 26th, 2014 8:36 pm by Associated Press

Gov. Jan Brewer on Wednesday vetoed a Republican bill that set off a national debate over gay rights, religion and discrimination and subjected Arizona to blistering criticism from major corporations and political leaders from both parties.

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State panel advances Lundberg's 'Pass the Bottle' bill

State panel advances Lundberg's 'Pass the Bottle' bill

February 26th, 2014 7:44 pm by Staff Report

The Bristol Republican had argued over the years that the legislation would save lives and bring more federal highway funds to Tennessee, but it repeatedly failed to get out of any committee.

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Big changes ahead for frequent fliers on Delta

Big changes ahead for frequent fliers on Delta

February 26th, 2014 7:29 pm by Associated Press

Delta Air Lines is making fundamental changes to its frequent flier program and will reward those who buy its priciest tickets, as opposed to those who fly the most miles. It will be the first major carrier to make such a change.

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Fighting back: Johnson City woman who survived attack advocates self-defense

Fighting back: Johnson City woman who survived attack advocates self-defense

February 26th, 2014 6:58 pm by TONY CASEY, NET News Service

September 21, 2013, was a day Rachel Layer thought would be her last. Late in the evening, an attacker had entered her residence after prying his way in through the bathroom window, crawled behind where she was lying on her couch, and began choking her.

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Chewed up slippers? Your dog isn't really ashamed

Chewed up slippers? Your dog isn't really ashamed

February 26th, 2014 6:31 pm by Associated Press

Behaviorists insist dogs lack shame. The guilty look - head cowered, ears back, eyes droopy - is a reaction to the tantrum you are throwing now over the damage they did hours earlier.

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Israel takes risk with airstrike on Hezbollah

Israel takes risk with airstrike on Hezbollah

February 26th, 2014 6:15 pm by Associated Press

Israel has opened a new front in its attempts to halt weapons smuggling to Hezbollah, striking one of the group's positions inside Lebanon for the first time since the sides fought a war eight years ago.

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Couponing 101:  CVS

Couponing 101: CVS

February 26th, 2014 4:48 pm by Amanda Arnold-Drinnon

It may sound odd that drug stores are a great place for couponing, but they offer many ways to stack discounts. The initial price may not appear to be a good deal, but once you begin stacking you can easily score cheap to free products.

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