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Reborn: IntelliHARTx's downtown campus consists of old buildings with a new purpose

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Reborn: IntelliHARTx's downtown campus consists of old buildings with a new purpose

January 26th, 2015 10:20 am by Hank Hayes

IntelliHARTx's developing downtown Kingsport operations over a number of buildings are a "Patient Contact Center" meant to be anything but a stereotypical drab call center workspace, according to the company.

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Milk industry fights back against 'anti-dairy folks'

Milk industry fights back against 'anti-dairy folks'

January 26th, 2015 6:26 pm by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer

As Americans continue turning away from milk, an industry group is pushing back at its critics with a social media campaign trumpeting the benefits of milk.

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Stocks post small gains after directionless session

Stocks post small gains after directionless session

January 26th, 2015 5:36 pm by Associated Press

Major stock indexes barely budged early as investors took in stride the election of a Greek political party that has called for the elimination of some that nation's rescue loans. Market players also weighed the latest batch of corporate earnings

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Construction builds small head of steam in Sullivan

Construction builds small head of steam in Sullivan

January 26th, 2015 4:05 pm by J. H. Osborne

During 2014, the department issued 831 building permits, up from 810 in 2013 — which was the low point of the last 10 years

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Bond refinancing could save city, taxpayers $1.5 million in interest

Bond refinancing could save city, taxpayers $1.5 million in interest

January 26th, 2015 12:41 pm by Matthew Lane

The bonds will be used to pay off four series of bonds from 2007 and 2008 that went to fund the construction of two downtown higher education buildings, a fire station on Stone Drive and energy saving measures done at five city buildings.

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Haslam making 6 more stops this week on Insure Tenn. tour

Haslam making 6 more stops this week on Insure Tenn. tour

January 26th, 2015 10:01 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican Gov. Bill Haslam is making six more stops around the state to promote his Insure Tennessee plan to extend health coverage to more than 200,000 low-income people.

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'Sell, Sell, Sell': NETWORKS CEO ready to market Phipps Bend

'Sell, Sell, Sell': NETWORKS CEO ready to market Phipps Bend

January 25th, 2015 5:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

NETWORKS Clay Walker told the Hawkins County Industrial Development Board Thursday he's looking forward to having the Phipps Bend Industrial Park as "another arrow in our quiver."

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Lobbyists spent record $725K in Tennessee last year

Lobbyists spent record $725K in Tennessee last year

January 25th, 2015 3:30 pm by Associated Press

Records from the Tennessee Ethics Commission show organizations lobbying the state Legislature spent a record $725,000 on 96 "wining and dining" events for lawmakers last year.

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Millions of GMO insects could be released in Keys

Millions of GMO insects could be released in Keys

January 25th, 2015 2:23 pm by JENNIFER KAY, Associated Press

Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers win approval to use the bugs against two extremely painful viral diseases: dengue and chikungunya.

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NE Tenn. realtors report continued gains in sales

NE Tenn. realtors report continued gains in sales

January 24th, 2015 2:30 pm by Hank Hayes

Tri-Cities home sales posted their fourth straight year-over-year gain in 2014 while the annual average price dipped 0.9 percent, according to the Northeast Tennessee Association of Realtors.

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McDonald's making changes after earnings fall

McDonald's making changes after earnings fall

January 24th, 2015 12:15 am by MICHELLE CHAPMAN, AP Business Writer

After reporting falling earnings and sales for its fourth quarter on Friday, the world's largest hamburger chain says it is going to take action this year to woo back customers, including changes to its menu and multiple ways to order.

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