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Star Wars Car, a Doomsday doll: Toys of Comic-Con

Star Wars Car, a Doomsday doll: Toys of Comic-Con

July 21st, 2014 7:00 pm by DERRIK J. LANG, AP Entertainment Writer

When it comes to designing coveted collectible toys for sale at Comic-Con, the annual celebration of pop culture lifting off Thursday in San Diego, the sky's the limit for the designers at Mattel

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Kingsport residents, businesses rallied around downtown after devastating flood

Kingsport residents, businesses rallied around downtown after devastating flood

July 16th, 2014 8:58 am by Hank Hayes

No one saw it coming. The core of Kingsport's downtown area was at the end of its business day on July 17, 2013, when a cloudburst hit hard. In a matter of minutes, there was five feet of standing water in the vicinity of Broad and Market streets.

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Lay's newest flavor: Cappuccino?

Lay's newest flavor: Cappuccino?

July 15th, 2014 6:30 pm by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer

Frito-Lay, the snack division of PepsiCo Inc., will announce on Wednesday the coffee-flavored chips as one of the four finalists for its second annual "Do Us a Flavor" contest in the U.S.

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Stocks mostly down on heels of Fed comments

Stocks mostly down on heels of Fed comments

July 15th, 2014 5:49 pm by Associated Press

By suggesting some stocks could be overvalued, the Fed is adding to a growing belief among some market watchers that stocks are due for a pullback, said Drew Wilson, an equity analyst at Fenimore Asset Management.

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Tenn. road projects could face cuts in August

Tenn. road projects could face cuts in August

July 15th, 2014 12:42 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer told WBIR-TV in Knoxville the agency has a list of projects it planned to launch in fiscal year 2014, but has pushed back to 2015 because of concerns about funding.

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Got a rash? iPad, other devices might be the cause

Got a rash? iPad, other devices might be the cause

July 15th, 2014 7:08 am by LINDSEY TANNER, AP Medical Writer

Unexplained rash? Check your iPad. It turns out the popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of the most common allergy-inducing metals.

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VA cites progress on backlog; Congress disagrees

VA cites progress on backlog; Congress disagrees

July 15th, 2014 7:06 am by MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press

Allison Hickey, the VA's undersecretary for benefits, told Congress that at the insistence of officials from President Barack Obama on down, the benefits backlog has been whittled down to about 275,000 — a 55 percent decrease from the peak.

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City wants its money back: Kingsport hoping to recover extra funds spent on D-B stadium renovation

City wants its money back: Kingsport hoping to recover extra funds spent on D-B stadium renovation

July 15th, 2014 6:51 am by Matthew Lane

The project hit a snag last month when Pat Breeding with GRC informed the BMA of an issue regarding the generator for the elevator and how its specifications in the plans were not adequate to operate the elevator.

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Shipley leads Hulsey in 2nd House District race fundraising

Shipley leads Hulsey in 2nd House District race fundraising

July 14th, 2014 10:30 pm by Hank Hayes

Incumbent GOP state Rep. Tony Shipley has a huge fundraising advantage over Republican Primary challenger Bud Hulsey with help from political action committees, according to second quarter disclosures filed with the state.

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Haslam-owned truck-stop chain to pay $92M fine

Haslam-owned truck-stop chain to pay $92M fine

July 14th, 2014 3:14 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Authorities say the truck-stop company owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has agreed to pay $92 million in fines for cheating customers out of promised rebates and discounts.

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