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Beer cocktails bubble up on menus

February 11th, 2011 1:09 pm by staff report

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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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