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Ramsey delivers $2.2M grant for new ag center in Sullivan

Ramsey delivers $2.2M grant for new ag center in Sullivan

June 16th, 2015 11:13 am by J. H. Osborne

The center is projected to open within a year off Spurgeon Lane along Highway 75, north of Tri-Cities Regional Airport. Supporters say will provide much-needed meeting space and also contribute to tourism and economic development efforts in the county.

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NAR's message to NETAR: Get political

NAR's message to NETAR: Get political

June 16th, 2015 8:42 am by Hank Hayes

Tax reform and credit availability are at the top of NAR's federal political agenda, according to its website.

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Battle heats up over controversial Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Battle heats up over controversial Atlantic Coast Pipeline

June 16th, 2015 7:52 am by By Sean Cockerham, McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS)

As the developer of a pipeline to bring fracked natural gas to North Carolina sues landowners for refusing to cooperate, a politically influential collection of opponents is trying to torpedo plans to route the project through Virginia properties.

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Kingsport church hopes new road leads to residential development

Kingsport church hopes new road leads to residential development

June 15th, 2015 12:51 pm by Matthew Lane

Christ Fellowship Church will soon have a new entrance road off Rock Springs Road to allow for better access and to help alleviate congestion along Westfield Drive. But that's not all the new road is expected to do.

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Tri-Cities Regional Airport is slowly growing revenues and passengers

Tri-Cities Regional Airport is slowly growing revenues and passengers

June 15th, 2015 9:35 am by Hank Hayes

Despite the realization that airlines aren't adding new flights out of TCRA, about 216,000 travelers are projected to use the airport in the current fiscal year, and that number should trend upward by 1.4 percent in the coming fiscal year.

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With its twists and turns, can Twitter keep flying?

With its twists and turns, can Twitter keep flying?

June 14th, 2015 3:45 pm by BARBARA ORTUTAY and BRANDON BAILEY, AP Technology Writers

Despite the buzz generated by thousands of chatty journalists, athletes and celebrities, Twitter has never turned a profit. Despite recent executive turmoil and a falling stock prices, industry experts see potential in the company.

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Comet lander Philae awakens from hibernation

Comet lander Philae awakens from hibernation

June 14th, 2015 1:45 pm by FRANK JORDANS, Associated Press

The probe became the first spacecraft to land on a comet when it touched down in November. Philae conducted experiments and sent data to Earth for about 60 hours before its batteries were depleted and it was forced to shut down its systems.

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Stage set for June 22 Hawkins vote on fate of Lifeguard EMS

Stage set for June 22 Hawkins vote on fate of Lifeguard EMS

June 11th, 2015 7:56 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County Commissioner Bob Palmer said Thursday people in western Hawkins County want the ouster of Lifeguard Ambulance Service rescinded.

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Acura recall shows glitch in automatic braking system

Acura recall shows glitch in automatic braking system

June 11th, 2015 9:40 am by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer

The recall involves just under 48,000 MDX SUVs and RLX sedans worldwide from the 2014 and 2015 model years and shows how even sophisticated safety technology can be prone to real-world glitches.

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Panel passes measure cutting EPA's budget

Panel passes measure cutting EPA's budget

June 10th, 2015 1:04 pm by KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press

"Congress must exercise its prerogative to prevent this kind of bureaucratic overreach," said Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers, a Kentucky Republican.

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