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Push underway to speed up wine in food stores

Push underway to speed up wine in food stores

January 14th, 2015 10:00 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — State Rep. Jon Lundberg insists he will not be an insider in an anticipated legislative power play to move up the July 1, 2016 date allowing retail food stores to sell wine for the first time.

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Walker: 2014 economic development partnerships will bear fruit in 2015 and beyond

Walker: 2014 economic development partnerships will bear fruit in 2015 and beyond

January 14th, 2015 8:23 pm by Rick Wagner

NETWORKS CEO Clay Walker says Sullivan and its three cities are ramping up cooperative efforts.

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GOP leader says Tenn. lawmakers will approve VW incentives

GOP leader says Tenn. lawmakers will approve VW incentives

January 14th, 2015 1:00 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

House Republican leader Gerald McCormick of Chattanooga doesn't want to backtrack on deal struck by Gov. Bill Haslam last summer that is leading to a 2,000-job expansion at the factory.

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U.S. job openings jump to 14-year high in a sign of strong hiring

U.S. job openings jump to 14-year high in a sign of strong hiring

January 13th, 2015 12:41 pm by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

U.S. employers advertised the most job openings in nearly 14 years in November, the Labor Department said Tuesday.

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Prospect of Chinese cars in U.S. still remain years away

Prospect of Chinese cars in U.S. still remain years away

January 13th, 2015 11:52 am by DAVID RUNK, Associated Press

Chinese manufacturers have announced plans over the past decade to export to the U.S. only to postpone them when faced with passing U.S. safety and emissions tests and building a dealer network.

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Tiff brewing? TIF request for apartments roils county

Tiff brewing? TIF request for apartments roils county

January 12th, 2015 2:24 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — A proposed tax-based incentive for private development of an "upscale" apartment complex in Bristol has not met with unbridled support from Sullivan County commissioners.

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Hawkins Board of Education approves creation of systemwide Facebook page

Hawkins Board of Education approves creation of systemwide Facebook page

January 12th, 2015 1:18 pm by Jeff Bobo

The school's page is not going to be a free-for-all to exchange opinions and gripes. The information will only be flowing in one direction, with only four people posting for the system.

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2 airlines were targets of attempt to steal customers' miles

2 airlines were targets of attempt to steal customers' miles

January 12th, 2015 1:06 pm by DAVID KOENIG, AP Airlines Writer

American Airlines about 10,000 accounts were affected, while United Airlines said thieves booked trips or made mileage transactions on up to three dozen accounts.

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Got help paying for health care? Watch your mailbox

Got help paying for health care? Watch your mailbox

January 12th, 2015 12:21 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

This is the first time Americans will experience the complex connections between the health care law and taxes.

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Divers find black boxes in AirAsia crash, retrieve 1 of them

Divers find black boxes in AirAsia crash, retrieve 1 of them

January 12th, 2015 10:31 am by ACHMAD IBRAHIM, Associated Press

The flight data recorder was pulled from beneath a piece of the aircraft's wing and brought to the sea's surface, and the cockpit voice recorder was found hours later.

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