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Update: Eastman searching for cause of power outage that shut down plant, triggered emissions discharges

Update: Eastman searching for cause of power outage that shut down plant, triggered emissions discharges

June 4th, 2014 12:03 pm by Hank Hayes

In a statement released Wednesday night, Eastman said it was "in the process of conducting a safe and orderly restart of operations." The company also said that all personnel should report to work as scheduled unless notified otherwise.

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Dunedin Blue Jay and former 'Topper Daniel Norris named to FSL All-Star team

Dunedin Blue Jay and former 'Topper Daniel Norris named to FSL All-Star team

June 4th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

Norris, a product of Science Hill High School, is currently ranked as the Blue Jays' No. 4 prospect and MLB.com's No. 99 overall prospect.

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Highway 11-W wreck claims life of Church Hill woman

Highway 11-W wreck claims life of Church Hill woman

June 4th, 2014 6:41 am by Jeff Bobo

A Church Hill woman was killed when a pickup struck the passenger side of the vehicle in which she was riding as it crossed Highway 11-W at the Goshen Valley Road intersection.

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Va. betting parlors closed to Triple Crown wagers

Va. betting parlors closed to Triple Crown wagers

June 4th, 2014 6:27 am by BROCK VERGAKIS, Associated Press

A dispute between horsemen and the state's only thoroughbred race track over the future of horse racing in Virginia has closed off track betting on thoroughbred racing, including wagers at the facility in Weber City, Va.

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New Kingsport budget proposal includes 13-cent property tax hike

New Kingsport budget proposal includes 13-cent property tax hike

June 3rd, 2014 11:54 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The BMA took the first step in approving the 2015 budget Tuesday night, one that includes a 13-cent property tax hike, no garbage collection fee and slight increases in the water and sewer rates.

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Shrouded Sullivan County woman prompts call to Homeland Security

Shrouded Sullivan County woman prompts call to Homeland Security

June 3rd, 2014 10:30 pm by Rain Smith

At 3:25 a.m. the woman was found sitting outside a convenience store along 11W, wearing a black shroud and head piece. When police asked where she lived, she replied, "the Islamic Nation, which is all over."

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Pennington mayor not guilty of assault

Pennington mayor not guilty of assault

June 3rd, 2014 10:07 pm by Wes Bunch

JONESVILLE — Pennington Gap's outgoing mayor was found not guilty of assault charges Monday during an appearance in Lee County General District Court.

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Man 'acting strange' in Walgreens for two hours allegedly had meth in his sock

Man 'acting strange' in Walgreens for two hours allegedly had meth in his sock

June 3rd, 2014 9:38 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Grainger County man who reportedly spent two hours inside a Rogersville drugstore Sunday evening "acting in an odd manner" was allegedly found with a baggy of meth hidden in his sock.

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Charges pending in fatal Rogersville bicycle collision

Charges pending in fatal Rogersville bicycle collision

June 3rd, 2014 8:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

A 78-year-old bicyclist who was injured in collision with a pickup on East Main Street in Rogersville on May 14 died from his injuries last week.

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Greeneville doctor pleads guilty to federal drug, health care fraud charges

Greeneville doctor pleads guilty to federal drug, health care fraud charges

June 3rd, 2014 7:57 pm by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — A former Greeneville doctor who smoked and distributed crack cocaine at his substance abuse treatment facility pleaded guilty Monday to federal drug and health care fraud charges.

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