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AT&T, investment firm plan online video services

AT&T, investment firm plan online video services

April 22nd, 2014 10:44 am by Associated Press

AT&T and the investment firm Chernin Group have formed a venture to invest in and form online video services rivaling Netflix and Hulu.

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E-cig industry awaits looming federal regulation

E-cig industry awaits looming federal regulation

April 22nd, 2014 7:28 am by MICHAEL FELBERBAUM, AP Tobacco Writer

The Food and Drug Administration will propose rules for e-cigarettes as early as this month. The rules will have big implications for a fast-growing, largely unregulated industry and its legions of customers.

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Update: UAW withdraws appeal of Volkswagen union vote

Update: UAW withdraws appeal of Volkswagen union vote

April 21st, 2014 6:56 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

In a statement released one hour before the scheduled start of a National Labor Relations Board hearing in Chattanooga, UAW President Bob King stated, "The UAW is ready to put February's tainted election in the rearview mirror."

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High court to hear dispute about TV over Internet

High court to hear dispute about TV over Internet

April 21st, 2014 6:34 am by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

Entertainment conglomerates that own U.S. television networks are waging a legal fight against a startup business that uses Internet-based technology to give subscribers the ability to watch programs anywhere they can take portable devices.

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Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas in fight against global warming

Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas in fight against global warming

April 20th, 2014 6:17 pm by DINA CAPPIELLO, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows.

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Eastman, Wellmont, Food City support Healthier Tennessee

Eastman, Wellmont, Food City support Healthier Tennessee

April 19th, 2014 6:36 pm by Staff Report

KINGSPORT — Three of the region's top employers are getting behind a statewide initiative promoting wellness.

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Natural Camo: Couple creates face paint for wild turkey hunters

Natural Camo: Couple creates face paint for wild turkey hunters

April 19th, 2014 3:52 pm by DAVE ORRICK, St. Paul Pioneer Press

You could call it man makeup. It's made from natural ingredients, will last all day and can be removed with just a wet cloth. No animals were harmed during its development. But it's deadly on wild turkeys.

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National energy boom blurs political battle lines

National energy boom blurs political battle lines

April 19th, 2014 2:55 pm by NICHOLAS RICCARDI, Associated Press

The U.S. energy boom is blurring the country's traditional political battle lines. Democrats are split between environmentalists and business and labor groups, and some deeply conservative areas are allying with conservationists against fracking.

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Documents detail another delayed GM recall

Documents detail another delayed GM recall

April 19th, 2014 2:26 pm by Associated Press

Government documents show that General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and warranty repair claims.

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Colorado deaths stoke worries about recreational marijuana industry

Colorado deaths stoke worries about recreational marijuana industry

April 18th, 2014 6:20 pm by SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press

Two recent deaths have stoked concerns about Colorado's recreational marijuana industry and the effects of the drug, especially since cookies, candy and other pot edibles can be exponentially more potent than a joint.

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