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Northeast State, Bell team up for aviation jobs

Northeast State, Bell team up for aviation jobs

June 25th, 2014 7:15 am by Hank Hayes

Core classes in the collaboration — which is part of a greater aviation jobs initiative in the region — will begin this fall on Northeast State's Blountville campus with specific aviation courses to be offered in spring 2015.

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Jonesborough distillery poised to open this fall

Jonesborough distillery poised to open this fall

June 25th, 2014 12:19 am by NATHAN BAKER, NET News Service

Stephen Callahan, the distillery's principal owner, said workers will begin installing sidewalks and flowerbeds outside the Fox Street building in mid-July, about the time the tanks and equipment arrive for the moonshine and apple brandy production.

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New owner wants old Cedar Grove site to be rezoned

New owner wants old Cedar Grove site to be rezoned

June 25th, 2014 12:03 am by J. H. Osborne

The Sullivan County Commission is being asked to consider a zoning request for a former county elementary school near Kingsport to allow the property to become a pharmaceutical manufacturing facility.

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TCRA talks $4 million improvements with NE Tenn leaders

TCRA talks $4 million improvements with NE Tenn leaders

June 24th, 2014 9:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Tri-Cities Regional Airport officials sold a planned $4 million terminal frontage improvements plan Tuesday to the frontline people who sell Northeast Tennessee on a day-to-day basis.

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Tech review: Colors come to life in new Samsung tablet

Tech review: Colors come to life in new Samsung tablet

June 24th, 2014 8:47 pm by ANICK JESDANUN, Associated Press

As soon as I turned on the screen, I noticed that the colors are stunning and vivid. Red looks redder, and greens are greener. The lawn and the trees in "Ghostbusters" look alive, as does a purple-tinted apparition.

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Company successfully tests space-tourism balloon

Company successfully tests space-tourism balloon

June 24th, 2014 7:08 pm by Associated Press

World View Enterprises CEO Jane Poynter said the system broke the world record for highest parafoil flight, lifting a payload to 120,000 feet.

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Stocks end lower as traders sell blue chips

Stocks end lower as traders sell blue chips

June 24th, 2014 5:25 pm by Associated Press

Traders said the selling might be tied to large mutual funds having to rebalance their portfolios ahead of the end of the quarter next week. Other traders pointed to the ongoing violence in Iraq as a reason to pull out of the market ahead of the end of th

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NFS 'operating well,' says NRC chair after visit

NFS 'operating well,' says NRC chair after visit

June 24th, 2014 7:58 am by Brad Hicks, NET News Service

The country's top nuclear regulatory official was joined by U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander as she paid her first visit to Erwin's Nuclear Fuel Services facilities Monday.

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Automakers to recall air bags in humid parts of US

Automakers to recall air bags in humid parts of US

June 24th, 2014 7:50 am by DEE-ANN DURBIN, AP Auto Writer

Faulty air bags — which have already led to the recall of millions of cars worldwide — are blamed for a new round of recalls in the U.S.

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Hawkins commission unanimously approves continuing budget

Hawkins commission unanimously approves continuing budget

June 24th, 2014 7:34 am by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Commission approved a continuing budget resolution Monday night which will keep spending at 2013-14 levels while work continues on a 2014-15 budget proposal.

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