Kingsport Times News Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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KEDB approves temporary lease with railroad tie recycler

KEDB approves temporary lease with railroad tie recycler

April 15th, 2014 10:59 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — The Kingsport Economic Development Board has approved a temporary lease with an Indiana-based company planning to grind up old railroad ties and supply the material to the downtown Domtar paper mill.

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GM sales eyed for impact of ignition switch recall

GM sales eyed for impact of ignition switch recall

April 15th, 2014 8:41 pm by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer

DETROIT (AP) — As General Motors shows off its newest cars and trucks in New York this week, analysts are watching for signs that consumers are shying away from the ones sitting on dealer lots.

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Congress is giving states the transportation blues

Congress is giving states the transportation blues

April 15th, 2014 4:01 pm by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

On the road in a tour bus this week, the U.S. transportation secretary is spreading some bad news: the government's Highway Trust Fund is nearly broke.

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Big Dog is Back: 'T.K.' returns to downtown Kingsport with hot dog cart

Big Dog is Back: 'T.K.' returns to downtown Kingsport with hot dog cart

April 15th, 2014 1:16 pm by Matthew Lane

After more than a decade in the hot dog business, Tom Keller is getting back to the basics. His restaurant was located at the corner of Broad and Market and offered seven different styles of hot dogs and numerous toppings. But therein lies the problem.

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Social Security halts effort to collect old debts

Social Security halts effort to collect old debts

April 15th, 2014 8:24 am by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

The Social Security Administration is suspending a program in which thousands of people were having their tax refunds seized to recoup overpayments that happened more than a decade ago.

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Strong beer sales bill headed to Haslam's desk

Strong beer sales bill headed to Haslam's desk

April 15th, 2014 8:19 am by Associated Press

A bill to allow stronger beer to be sold in Tennessee supermarkets and convenience stores is headed for Gov. Bill Haslam's desk.

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Miller: NN Inc. project could lead to 200 new jobs

Miller: NN Inc. project could lead to 200 new jobs

April 15th, 2014 12:16 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

Johnson City headquartered NN Inc. was confirmed Monday as the manufacturer being courted by local economic development leaders hoping to land a new $10 million corporate office building and 200 new jobs.

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Petition aimed at  getting wine in grocery  stores approved in Church Hill

Petition aimed at getting wine in grocery stores approved in Church Hill

April 14th, 2014 8:59 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — A Church Hill couple who led the charge to get liquor by the drink approved in the city through referendum two years ago is now ready to begin seeking signatures to allow wine sales in grocery stores.

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April 15 not much of a deadline for most taxpayers

April 15 not much of a deadline for most taxpayers

April 14th, 2014 2:49 pm by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

The calendar shows April 15, and you haven't even started on your federal tax return? Chances are, you don't need to fret.

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Lawmakers look to wrap up session this week

Lawmakers look to wrap up session this week

April 14th, 2014 8:34 am by Associated Press

Among the major items remaining this year are Gov. Bill Haslam's voucher program and his effort to limit the sale of cold and allergy medicines used to make methamphetamine.

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