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'Brochure bash' set for Wise's Mountain Rose Vineyards & Winery

April 4th, 2010 12:00 am by Steve Igo

WISE The Mountain Rose Vineyards & Winery near Wise grows succulent grapes, of course, but on Tuesday the homegrown outfit will host a "brochure bash" to help grow interest in a regional artisan/tourism brochure that will feature a good representation of

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Tanning parlor owner says customers will pay tax

April 3rd, 2010 12:00 am by The Associated Press

The owner of a Chattanooga tanning parlor said a 10 percent federal tax on businesses that use ultraviolet tanning beds will be paid by customers. Tan-O-Rama owner Brian Henry said the tax that is part of the new health care law goes into effect July 1 an

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Area demand for workers, unemployment rates show slight improvement

April 2nd, 2010 12:00 am by Don Fenley

Unemployment rates declined across the Tri-Cities during February and hiring for construction and production workers is seeing a slight pick up in Kingsport. The Bureau of Labor Statistics also reported three job sectors saw slight increases in the Kings

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New cell tower banishes 'dead zone' in St. Paul

April 1st, 2010 12:00 am by Steve Igo

ST. PAUL Amy Boucher was quite a hit in St. Paul on Thursday, and she wasn't even there. Her husband, U.S. Rep. Rick Boucher, D-Va., had scarcely begun delivering his celebratory remarks concerning new cell phone service for St. Paul and the surrounding

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DirecTV plans to hire 100 'agents' in SW Virginia

March 30th, 2010 12:00 am by Steve Igo

ABINGDON Getting to work for 100 Southwest Virginia residents will soon be a seriously brief commute, depending on how fast one can get out of bed, into the shower and to the kitchen table.Or wherever in the house a home-based workstation may be.U.S. Rep

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Ben Franklin Crafts moving to former Circuit City site

March 30th, 2010 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Ben Franklin Crafts store owner Lynn Omland said Tuesday he has purchased the former Circuit City building and is now renovating it to move his store there this spring.

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