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Court strikes down New York City ban on super-sized, surgary drinks

Court strikes down New York City ban on super-sized, surgary drinks

June 26th, 2014 3:53 pm by By Tina Susman, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

The state's highest court on Thursday struck down New York City's law banning the sale of super-sized sugary drinks.

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Rogersville awarded Arts and Culture grants

Rogersville awarded Arts and Culture grants

June 26th, 2014 11:44 am by Jeff Bobo

One will help pay for the annual Heritage Days festival which takes place in downtown Rogersville, while the other will help pay for a new mural being painted on the side of a building.

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Google shows off watches, cars and TVs using Android software

Google shows off watches, cars and TVs using Android software

June 26th, 2014 8:14 am by By Brandon Bailey, San Jose Mercury News (MCT)

Google Inc. touted new models of smart watches, connected cars and Internet-enabled TVs on Wednesday, all based on the company's Android software.

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Tea party losses don't stop cash or curb influence

Tea party losses don't stop cash or curb influence

June 26th, 2014 7:57 am by CHARLES BABINGTON and PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press

The lack of success at the ballot hasn't kept the groups from raising huge sums of money, adding names to their mailing lists and recruiting new volunteers.

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Minimum wage issue pits franchisees against cities

Minimum wage issue pits franchisees against cities

June 25th, 2014 10:30 pm by JOYCE M. ROSENBERG, AP Business Writer

Hundreds of franchisees are learning they're not small businesses, at least in the eyes of city government.

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Stocks edge higher despite economic data

Stocks edge higher despite economic data

June 25th, 2014 5:56 pm by Associated Press

The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 9.55 points, or 0.5 percent, to 1,959.53. The Nasdaq composite rose 29.40 points, or 0.7 percent, to 4,379.76, and the Dow Jones industrial average rose 49.38 points, or 0.3 percent, to 16,867.51.

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GOP warns McAuliffe of unilateral Medicaid expansion

GOP warns McAuliffe of unilateral Medicaid expansion

June 25th, 2014 2:05 pm by Stephen Igo

Republican officials in Virginia on Wednesday warned Gov. Terry McAuliffe to abandon attempts to take unilateral action to expand Medicaid.

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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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