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Food locally grown? It all depends on how you define it

April 9th, 2011 6:06 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) The No. 2 official at the Agriculture Department recently got a real-life lesson in the loose definition of the trendiest word in groceries: "local."Walking into her neighborhood grocery store in Washington, Kathleen Merrigan saw a beauti

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Stocks waver as government shutdown looms

April 8th, 2011 10:46 am by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) Stocks are closing lower as oil surged to new highs for the year and a budget dispute threatened to shut down the federal government.Investors are watching Washington Friday, where Republicans and Democrats are in talks to reach a budget ag

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Kingsport aldermen question location of Gas 'N Go site

April 6th, 2011 4:21 am by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT The location of a Gas 'N Go station at the new Food City grocery in downtown Kingsport came under fire by a couple of members of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen Tuesday night.

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Beef 'O' Brady's to open Kingsport location

April 5th, 2011 12:51 pm by staff report

Beef 'O' Brady's, the 220-unit franchise of family sports pubs & restaurants, announced today the signing of a franchise agreement in Kingsport, Tenn."I am honored to have the opportunity to grow the Beef 'O' Brady's brand in a new region," said local own

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Couric leaving news anchor post

April 4th, 2011 4:29 am by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) Katie Couric is leaving her anchor post at "CBS Evening News" less than five years after becoming the first woman to solely helm a network TV evening newscast.

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Beware of work-at-home scams

April 2nd, 2011 1:39 pm by Sharon Hayes

DUNGANNON The advertisement looked enticing: A young woman supposedly from Nickelsville said she was earning lots of money by working from home.Levi Frazier showed the ad to his girlfriend, Lilliemae Rose, who was hoping to earn some money while staying

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