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Three principal cities that together make up a metropolitan area, such as that of Kingsport, Johnson City, and Bristol, Tennessee.

Tri′-Cit′y adj.
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Charles in 1875, came right out and said, "You know, these three small towns along the Fox River should be called the Tri-Cities."
Based in the Tri-Cities, the WPC Initiative on agriculture joins six other areas of research focus at Washington Policy Center--education, environment, government reform, health care, small business, labor reform and transportation.
(the "Company") (NASDAQ: HTBI), the holding company for HomeTrust Bank (the "Bank"), announced today that the Bank has hired Corey Robert Webb as Market President for the Bank's Tri-Cities Market.
Other benefits to deep root fertilisation (DRF) include root aeration and soil loosening, worthwhile since soil in the tri-cities is generally hard-packed and rocky.
Laurus Corporation said it has acquired 183 million square foot office building in the Tri-Cities market that includes Pasadena, Burbank and Glendale.
Luken Communications announced a multi-network affiliation agreement with WLFG, serving the Tri-Cities, TN-VA market (DMA 97).
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Meanwhile, Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, applauded efforts of temple-project leaders and Michigan Tri-Cities community to realize this wonderful Hindu temple complex.
Allegiant Travel Company (Nasdaq:ALGT) and its subsidiary, low cost airline Allegiant Air LLC, reported on Wednesday that Allegiant Air is launching a new non-stop jet service between Los Angeles International Airport and Tri-Cities Regional Airport on 3 June.
"It was just blatantly a push poll," says Simon, a landlord and entrepreneur in a Chicago exurb called the Tri-Cities. "When I asked, 'Who are you representing?' they just hung up."
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