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Median CEO pay crosses $10 million in 2013

Median CEO pay crosses $10 million in 2013

May 27th, 2014 8:23 am by KEN SWEET, AP Business Writer

More than two-thirds of CEOs at S&P 500 companies received a raise last year, according to the AP/Equilar study, because of the bigger profits and higher stock prices.

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Hacking case belies profitable U.S. links with China

Hacking case belies profitable U.S. links with China

May 27th, 2014 12:35 am by Associated Press

China may be trying to steal trade secrets from U.S. businesses, as federal prosecutors allege. Yet for many U.S. companies, China's vast market remains an irresistible source of business.

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Sports
Heat take command of East finals, 102-90

Heat take command of East finals, 102-90

May 27th, 2014 12:22 am by Associated Press

Chris Bosh got them started. LeBron James took over in the second half. And in the end, the Miami Heat moved one win from yet another Eastern Conference title.

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Local News
Kerns wants automatic raises extended to Sullivan employees

Kerns wants automatic raises extended to Sullivan employees

May 27th, 2014 12:14 am by J. H. Osborne

Sullivan County elected officeholders will get an automatic 3.37 percent raise on July 1. At least one of them thinks the same should hold true for the county's employees.

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Local News
Hunger First's grand reopening scheduled for June 2

Hunger First's grand reopening scheduled for June 2

May 27th, 2014 12:11 am by Nick Shepherd

The store had been operating just a couple of days a week since founder Cindy Risk passed away in an automobile crash in January. The reopening is another step for her children to continue her dream of providing food and clothing to people who need them.

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Kingsport ceremony pays homage to heroes: 'We can  never thank them enough'

Kingsport ceremony pays homage to heroes: 'We can never thank them enough'

May 26th, 2014 11:55 pm by J. H. Osborne

Mayor Dennis Phillips gave the keynote address Monday morning at a Memorial Day observance at the Veterans Memorial in front of J. Fred Johnson Park.

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Five Cherokee NJROTC cadets earn college credits in new program

Five Cherokee NJROTC cadets earn college credits in new program

May 26th, 2014 10:08 pm by Jeff Bobo

The cadets are Casey Banks, Ashley Bowery, Tanner Charles, Amanda Filios and Noah Goley.

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MSHA system adds more than 100 nurses

MSHA system adds more than 100 nurses

May 26th, 2014 9:56 pm by Staff Report

The health care system cites an increase in inpatient admissions and a series of financial adjustments that enabled MSHA to invest in new jobs.

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'Everybody's fighting' — Lady Blue Devils hold off Lady Bearcats in tourney opener

'Everybody's fighting' — Lady Blue Devils hold off Lady Bearcats in tourney opener

May 26th, 2014 9:30 pm by Pat Kenney

Gate City scratched out a 3-2 win over pesky Virginia High on Monday in the opening round of the Clinch Mountain Conference 40 softball tournament.

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Community Sports Live
Harold Lester Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit cancer victims

Harold Lester Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit cancer victims

May 26th, 2014 8:41 pm by Staff Report

Some of the sweetest golf shots in the area will be made on June 6 at the Lonesome Pine Country Club in Big Stone Gap.

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