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Williams Fresh Produce opens at Traders Village

April 23rd, 2014 9:33 pm by Hank Hayes

"We offer seasonal produce, such as apples, bananas, Vidalia onions, watermelons, and Cooley strawberries ... wholesale and retail prices," business operator Rodney Williams said in an email.

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Kingsport  issues building permit for new Krispy Kreme

Kingsport issues building permit for new Krispy Kreme

April 23rd, 2014 3:55 pm by Matthew Lane

Kingsport has been without a Krispy Kreme for more than four years.

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Stocks edge lower after a six-day rise

Stocks edge lower after a six-day rise

April 23rd, 2014 6:13 pm by Associated Press

The Standard & Poor's 500 index lost 4.16 points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,875.39. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 12.72 points, or 0.1 percent, to 16,501.65 and the Nasdaq composite fell 34.49 points, or 0.8 percent, to 4,126.97.

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Tech Tips: Add second layer of protection online

Tech Tips: Add second layer of protection online

April 23rd, 2014 6:03 pm by ANICK JESDANUN, Associated Press

If the Heartbleed security threat teaches us anything, it's that passwords don't offer total protection.

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HBO sells reruns of hit shows to Amazon's Prime Instant Video

HBO sells reruns of hit shows to Amazon's Prime Instant Video

April 23rd, 2014 3:36 pm by By Joe Flint, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

"Game of Thrones," "Sex and the City" and "Curb Your Enthusiasm" are not part of this agreement. "Game of Thrones" is such a hit that HBO likely wants to see if there is a potentially bigger payoff in traditional media.

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Michigan man among 1st in US to get 'bionic eye'

Michigan man among 1st in US to get 'bionic eye'

April 23rd, 2014 3:33 pm by MIKE HOUSEHOLDER, Associated Press

Thanks to a high-tech procedure that involved the surgical implantation of a "bionic eye," he has regained enough of his eyesight to catch small glimpses of his wife, grandson and cat.

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At least 100 new jobs coming to Wise

At least 100 new jobs coming to Wise

April 23rd, 2014 1:40 pm by Stephen Igo

Sykes opened its Wise County center in 2000 and has maintained an employee base of 200 to 250 employees since. McReynolds said the facility will employ between 350 to 400 employees by early summer.

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Michigan man among 1st in US to get 'bionic eye'

Michigan man among 1st in US to get 'bionic eye'

April 23rd, 2014 12:41 pm by MIKE HOUSEHOLDER, Associated Press

The artificial implant in Roger Pontz's left eye is part of a system developed by Second Sight that includes a small video camera and transmitter housed in a pair of glasses.

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Advocates vow to revive Navajo junk-food tax

Advocates vow to revive Navajo junk-food tax

April 23rd, 2014 8:07 am by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press

Officials across the U.S. have taken aim at sugary drinks with proposed bans and taxes. In Mexico, lawmakers approved a junk food tax and a tax on soft drinks last year as part of that government's campaign to fight obesity.

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Earnings and corporate deals lift stocks

Earnings and corporate deals lift stocks

April 22nd, 2014 6:27 pm by Associated Press

The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 7.66 points, or 0.4 percent, to 1,879.55. The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 65.12 points, or 0.4 percent, to 16,514.37. The Nasdaq composite gained 39.91 points, or 1 percent, to 4,161.46.

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In Internet TV case, justices show concern

In Internet TV case, justices show concern

April 22nd, 2014 3:35 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

Grappling with fast-changing technology, Supreme Court justices debated Tuesday whether they can protect the copyrights of TV broadcasters to the shows they send out without strangling innovations in the use of the Internet.

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