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The road ahead for clean coal

The road ahead for clean coal

May 26th, 2015 9:15 am by Hank Hayes

The power industry says it has already spent billions to keep up with regulatory requirements and warns future mandates will hit ratepayers in the wallet with double-digit increases.

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More than 2,000 Tenn. workers offered to apply for buyouts

More than 2,000 Tenn. workers offered to apply for buyouts

May 26th, 2015 8:58 am by Associated Press

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's administration is offering more than 2,000 state workers to apply for buyouts. Letters detailing the offers were sent out last week, but weren't expected to reach the affected workers until Tuesday because of the Memorial Day

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Remembering Those Who Gave All

Remembering Those Who Gave All

May 26th, 2015 8:25 am by J. H. Osborne

KINGSPORT - Kingsport Mayor Dennis Phillips and Mayor-Elect John Clark were keynote speakers at "Remembering Those Who Gave All," a Memorial Day tribute for the public hosted by local veterans groups Monday.

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Twister kills 13 in Mexico border city; 12 missing in Texas

Twister kills 13 in Mexico border city; 12 missing in Texas

May 25th, 2015 11:15 pm by SETH ROBBINS and MARK STEVENSON, Associated Press

A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant away from its mother. At least 13 people were killed, authorities said.

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Montoya earns $2.4 million for Indy 500 win

Montoya earns $2.4 million for Indy 500 win

May 25th, 2015 11:09 pm by JIM JOHNSON, Associated Press

Juan Pablo Montoya was all smiles at the victory banquet Monday night where he celebrated his second Indy 500 win in three tries.

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Latest in food-track tech: Swipe a code, meet your fisherman

Latest in food-track tech: Swipe a code, meet your fisherman

May 25th, 2015 10:16 pm by PATRICK WHITTLE, Associated Press

A group of scientists and fishermen is working on a new tool they say will allow consumers to learn the back story of a piece of fish while standing in the supermarket aisle with their smartphone.

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Cancer victims score with Lester tourney

Cancer victims score with Lester tourney

May 25th, 2015 6:00 pm by Southwest Virginia Bureau

Organizers of the 5th Annual Harold Lester Memorial Golf Tournament predict a successful fund raising event for cancer victims when play gets underway at the Lonesome Pine Country Club in Big Stone Gap on June 5.

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Employee denies theft, yet hands over cash

Employee denies theft, yet hands over cash

May 25th, 2015 4:00 pm by Rain Smith

The manager of a Lynn Garden Drive restaurant called police after $472 went missing. It was suspected that a male employee had swiped the money, as he had previously "dropped a pen" near the open safe.

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President pays tribute to fallen service members at Arlington

President pays tribute to fallen service members at Arlington

May 25th, 2015 2:05 pm by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press

Speaking under sunny skies to some 5,000 people on the hallowed grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, President Barack Obama called the burial place "more than a final resting place for fallen heroes."

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Free Meals for Kids starts Tuesday in Kingsport

Free Meals for Kids starts Tuesday in Kingsport

May 25th, 2015 2:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Meals will be provided to all children without charge. Acceptance and participation requirements for the program and all activities are the same for all regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

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