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Scamming by farmers cheats insurers and U.S. taxpayers out of millions

February 9th, 2011 9:40 am by Associated Press

SACRAMENTO, Calif. The federal investigator took the witness stand and described the crime scene: a sprawling field clogged with boulders, native grasses and knee-high sage brush.The defendant, a California farmer, had said the site was a 200-acre wheat

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Planners OK rezoning for Johnson City Fresh Market store (again)

February 9th, 2011 4:51 am by Kate Prahlad

The Johnson City Planning Commission unanimously approved the rezoning of about five acres on the corner of West Market Street and North State of Franklin Road from MS-1 (medical services) to PB (planned business) at its Tuesday meeting, a move that would

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HydroPack to bring clean water to disaster areas

February 9th, 2011 4:18 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Eastman Chemical Co. has partnered with an Oregon-based business to develop emergency hydration packets that could help save lives after a disaster strikes. Eastman showcased the new Hydro-Pack to local media Tuesday. The pouch is manu

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First NLRB case against company that fired worker over Facebook rant ends in favor of the employee

February 8th, 2011 6:01 am by Staff Report

Bloomberg News is reporting that an ambulance company that fired an employee after she criticized her supervisor on Facebook agreed on Monday to settle a case brought by the National Labor Relations Board.The plan resolves an Oct. 27 complaint against Ame

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AOL steps up news, ad push with Huffington Post

February 8th, 2011 3:40 am by Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) AOL Inc.'s $315 million deal to buy news hub Huffington Post signals that it is serious about building its profile as a media company as its legacy dial-up Internet business dies away.The acquisition announced Monday is AOL CEO Tim Arm

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Johnson City planners to again vote on proposed Fresh Market

February 8th, 2011 3:37 am by Kate Prahlad

It's deja vu for the Johnson City Planning Commission.At a 6 p.m. meeting today, Planning Commission members will once again vote on the rezoning of about five acres on the corner of West Market Street and North State of Franklin Road to allow a Fresh Mar

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Alvis-Kilby store in Church Hill closing its doors - VIDEO

February 8th, 2011 3:28 am by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL Church Hill will witness the end of an era with the closing of Alvis-Kilby Lumber & Hardware after 40 years at its Volunteer Street location. Doug Dewalt, a 25-year employee and current manager of the Church Hill store, said Monday

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Lundberg to reintroduce legislation to allow wine sales in Tennessee retail food locations

February 5th, 2011 11:10 am by Hank Hayes

Another legislative attempt for wine to be sold in grocery and convenience stores will come before Tennessee lawmakers this year, and the bill's anticipated House sponsor likes its chances.

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Kingsport chamber celebrates 2010 successes at annual dinner

February 5th, 2011 5:58 am by staff report

KINGSPORT The Kingsport Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed a record-breaking crowd to celebrate the city's accomplishments at its 64th annual dinner Friday night, held at the MeadowView Marriott Conference Resort and Convention Center.More than 1,700 peop

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