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Obama to seek to bust limits on domestic, defense spending

Obama to seek to bust limits on domestic, defense spending

January 29th, 2015 8:04 am by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

President Barack Obama will seek to bust through spending limits for both domestic and defense programs, negating the effects of across-the-board cuts agreed to by both Democrats and Republicans and signed by Obama into law.

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Dispute with property assessor prompts listing of Ridgefields on  real estate site

Dispute with property assessor prompts listing of Ridgefields on real estate site

January 29th, 2015 12:06 am by Matthew Lane

"It is for sale, but it isn't," said Stan Pace, the owner of Ridgefields. "If someone is willing to buy it for $4.5 million, they can buy it."

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Cabin boys: Students building cabin in Volunteer H.S. carpentry class

Cabin boys: Students building cabin in Volunteer H.S. carpentry class - VIDEO

January 28th, 2015 8:04 pm by Jeff Bobo

Experience is the best teacher. After a year of hands-on construction, several Volunteer High School students have already experienced everything that building a house from the ground up entails.

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California declares electronic cigarettes a health threat

California declares electronic cigarettes a health threat

January 28th, 2015 6:14 pm by Associated Press

New generations of young people will become nicotine addicts if the products remain largely unregulated, California Health Officer Ron Chapman said.

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Stocks fade late as oil dips, Fed gives investors pause

Stocks fade late as oil dips, Fed gives investors pause

January 28th, 2015 5:52 pm by Associated Press

"The market is, on one hand, happy the Fed is saying things look solid, but it means at some point we will get that first rate hike," said Quincy Krosby, market strategist for Prudential Financial.

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Holston Business Development Center announces start-up success for two clients

January 28th, 2015 2:53 pm by Emily Neeley

Executive Director Diana Blankenship announces start-up success for two clients of Holston Business Development Center.

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Renting out homes for Super Bowl can bring big bucks

Renting out homes for Super Bowl can bring big bucks

January 28th, 2015 12:48 pm by ASTRID GALVAN, Associated Press

Vacation home rentals have been available in the Phoenix area for years privately and through websites such as Vrbo and Airbnb, but the focus on the Valley of the Sun has never been sharper than this week.

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Dental product company may be recipient of Washington County's secret $1M incentive package

Dental product company may be recipient of Washington County's secret $1M incentive package

January 28th, 2015 7:59 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

Citing a confidentiality agreement with the company, two officials referenced the company that would reap the benefits of the taxpayer funding as "Project X," despite protests from the dissenting commissioners and speakers from the public.

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The end of an era: Rogersville's Otis Home Center going out of business

The end of an era: Rogersville's Otis Home Center going out of business

January 27th, 2015 9:50 pm by Jeff Bobo

After 63 years in business, third generation operator Phillip Henard and his wife Karen are closing Rogersville's only family-owned furniture and appliance store.

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'Taxing times' Local agency offering free tax preparation

'Taxing times' Local agency offering free tax preparation

January 27th, 2015 7:00 pm by Marci Gore

"This is for basic taxes. We don't do farm income, business income with losses, depreciations or things like that. But anything else that's considered basic taxes, we can take care of here for free," said Karen Davidson.

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