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Anti-meth law among those taking effect July 1

Anti-meth law among those taking effect July 1

June 30th, 2014 8:24 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A law limiting the purchase of cold and allergy medicines used to make illegal methamphetamine is among those taking effect Tuesday, as are statutes that require more disclosure from the Tennessee Department of Children's Services.

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Mars 'flying saucer' splashes down after NASA test

Mars 'flying saucer' splashes down after NASA test

June 29th, 2014 3:30 pm by CHRISTOPHER WEBER, Associated Press

NASA on Saturday tested new technology designed to bring spacecraft — and one day even astronauts — safely down to Mars. The $150 million experiment was the first of three involving the Low Density Supersonic Decelerator vehicle.

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Feds order full review of Coalfields Expressway

Feds order full review of Coalfields Expressway

June 28th, 2014 10:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The Federal Highway Administration is requiring the Virginia Department of Transportation to conduct a full environmental impact study for a 26-mile section of the Coalfields Expressway.

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Photos: The Pinnacle Bass Pro Shops sneak peek

Photos: The Pinnacle Bass Pro Shops sneak peek

June 28th, 2014 7:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Development of the 104,000 square-foot anchor tenant of The Pinnacle — a 400-acre mixed use site — is heading toward the homestretch at the intersection of Interstate 81 and Highway 11W.

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Aereo suspends service after Supreme Court ruling

Aereo suspends service after Supreme Court ruling

June 28th, 2014 4:32 pm by Associated Press

Online-streaming service Aereo Inc. is temporarily closing down its operation, three days after it was dealt an unfavorable ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Auto review: Buick LaCrosse leads GM's campaign to attract younger buyers

Auto review: Buick LaCrosse leads GM's campaign to attract younger buyers

June 27th, 2014 12:54 pm by By G. Chambers Williams III, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (MCT)

While Chevrolet and Cadillac have charged forward to help lead General Motors' post-bankruptcy revival, Buick has undergone a renaissance as well, an effort that has worked to bring a younger clientele into the premium brand.

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Hawkins IDB approves TVA nuke plant ruins for SWAT training

Hawkins IDB approves TVA nuke plant ruins for SWAT training

June 27th, 2014 6:30 am by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County's SWAT team trains in schools, churches, mountains, fields, urban setting, forests, and just about any other type of environment that can be found in this region. Add to that post-nuclear wasteland.

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Chamber celebrates wins in Tenn. Legislature

Chamber celebrates wins in Tenn. Legislature

June 27th, 2014 12:28 am by Hank Hayes

Catherine Glover, speaking before about 150 business leaders and elected officials at the Kingsport Farmers Market, pointed out no new business taxes made it through the legislature this year.

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Airport authority passes spending plan

Airport authority passes spending plan

June 26th, 2014 7:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Airport Authority commissioners decided Thursday to hold the line on airline landing fees and terminal rents at Tri-Cities Regional Airport while passing a $5.9 million spending plan for the fiscal year starting July 1.

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Stocks head lower on Wall Street, led by banks

Stocks head lower on Wall Street, led by banks

June 26th, 2014 6:49 pm by Associated Press

The Standard & Poor's 500 index sank 2.31 points, or 0.1 percent, to close at 1,957.22, while the Nasdaq composite index fell 0.71 of a point to 4,379.05. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 21.38 points, or 0.1 percent, to close at 16,846.13.

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