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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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Record iPhone sales drive blowout quarter for Apple

Record iPhone sales drive blowout quarter for Apple

January 27th, 2015 6:47 pm by Associated Press

Apple said Tuesday that it sold 74.5 million iPhones during the three months that ended Dec. 31, beating analysts' expectations for the latest models of Apple's most popular gadget, introduced in September.

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Google expanding fiber service to 4 Southeastern metro areas

Google expanding fiber service to 4 Southeastern metro areas

January 27th, 2015 6:00 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The company said it will bring gigabit-speed service to Nashville, Tennessee; Atlanta; and Raleigh-Durham and Charlotte in North Carolina. Google officials said five Western cities remain in the running for fiber down the line.

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U.S. company outlooks worry investors, sending stocks lower

U.S. company outlooks worry investors, sending stocks lower

January 27th, 2015 5:41 pm by Associated Press

The companies that rattled the market included Microsoft, Caterpillar and Procter & Gamble. Some also forecast weaker results in months ahead.

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Super Bowl jet-setters get topflight travel treatment

Super Bowl jet-setters get topflight travel treatment

January 27th, 2015 12:29 pm by TERRY TANG, Associated Press

Hundreds of luxury jets will arrive at the eight airports around metropolitan Phoenix by kickoff Sunday.

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Washington County approves $1M to 'Project X'

Washington County approves $1M to 'Project X'

January 27th, 2015 12:12 pm by Gary B. Gray, NET News Service

The appropriation did not come easy, and a hour-long debate preceded the 19-4 vote with Commissioners Sam Humphreys, Robbie Tester, Steven Light and Danny Edens voting against giving money to an unidentified source.

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