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Developers seeking incentives for Kingsport apartment complexes

Developers seeking incentives for Kingsport apartment complexes

July 25th, 2015 12:37 am by Matthew Lane

The projects in question are the Indian Trail development (from K.D. Moore) and the River Bend development (from Mitch Cox).

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Phipps Bend industries want second access road to  park

Phipps Bend industries want second access road to park

July 24th, 2015 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Currently there is only one two-lane road leading in and out of Phipps Bend for a dozen industries employing more than 1,100 people.

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Transportation Chief: 5 Airlines probed for price-gouging

Transportation Chief: 5 Airlines probed for price-gouging

July 24th, 2015 4:12 pm by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

The Transportation Department sent letters on Friday to Delta, American, United, Southwest and JetBlue airlines seeking information on their prices before and after the May 12 train crash.

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Higher minimum-wage proposals gain ground on both coasts

Higher minimum-wage proposals gain ground on both coasts

July 23rd, 2015 6:53 am by LISA LEFF and DAVID KLEPPER, Associated Press

In New York, the state Wage Board Wednesday endorsed a proposal to set a $15 minimum wage for workers at fast-food restaurants with 30 or more locations.

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Hillary Clinton raising money in finance sector as she raps industry

Hillary Clinton raising money in finance sector as she raps industry

July 22nd, 2015 7:53 am by KEN THOMAS and LISA LERER, Associated Press

A day after proposing higher capital gains taxes on short-term investors, Clinton raised at least $450,000 Tuesday night at the Chicago home of Raj Fernando, a longtime donor.

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Environmental group asks EPA for help at HAAP

Environmental group asks EPA for help at HAAP

July 21st, 2015 6:00 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT - Yet another environmental advocacy group is attempting to turn up the scrutiny on waste treatment at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant run by operating contractor BAE Systems.

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Senate negotiators reach agreement on 6-year highway bill

Senate negotiators reach agreement on 6-year highway bill

July 21st, 2015 3:15 pm by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said he and Sen. Barbara Boxer of California, who led the Democratic negotiations, were able to agree only on enough funds to pay for transportation programs for the first 3 years of the bill.

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Cloud-brightening experiment tests tool to slow climate change

Cloud-brightening experiment tests tool to slow climate change

July 21st, 2015 8:17 am by By Lisa M. Krieger, San Jose Mercury News (TNS)

A team of elder Silicon Valley scientists is building an audacious device that might solve one of humanity's most profound dilemmas - a "cloud whitener" designed to cool a warming planet.

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Power restoration is still hard work

Power restoration is still hard work

July 20th, 2015 8:30 am by Hank Hayes

Last week's severe weather mostly affected Appalachian Power's southern West Virginia and Southwest Virginia service areas, leaving a total of more than 100,000 customers without electric service.

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Hemp farming takes root in East Tennessee - VIDEO

July 19th, 2015 3:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

At a farm in Unicoi, some of the plants stretch six feet tall, with leaves as big as a grown man's hand. But this marijuana is not the kind used to get people high.

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