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Eastman set to buy BP’s aviation turbine oil business

Eastman set to buy BP’s aviation turbine oil business

January 28th, 2014 9:24 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — The acquisition includes a production facility in Linden, N.J., specialized laboratory equipment in Naperville, Ill., and a long-term supply agreement for products related to the acquired business that BP will use to serve industrial markets.

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Hawkins property assessor feels vindicated for  his stance against drug testing policy

Hawkins property assessor feels vindicated for his stance against drug testing policy

January 28th, 2014 8:25 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Jeff Thacker said he felt “vilified” by the media for his initial stance against the county drug-testing policy. He told commissioners Monday that on several occasions he was handed a cup, “by friend and detractor alike.”

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Was Eliot Ness a hero or Hollywood-inspired myth?

Was Eliot Ness a hero or Hollywood-inspired myth?

January 28th, 2014 6:56 pm by DON BABWIN, Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — He’s the Prohibition agent who brought down Al Capone, the honest lawman in a city awash in corruption, the relentless investigator portrayed by actors Robert Stack and Kevin Costner and the legend who is said to have inspired Dick Tracy.

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Ned Jilton

HARDTACK and HARD TIMES: The Challenger Explosion, Jan. 28,1986.

January 28th, 2014 4:37 pm by Ned Jilton

I remember what I was doing and where I was the day the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded because of a unique circumstance.

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Man arrested after seeking bath salts at sex shop

Man arrested after seeking bath salts at sex shop

January 28th, 2014 2:38 pm by Rain Smith

The clerk at an adult novelty store reported a suspicious customer with a "blank look on his face." He wandered around inside the business for 45 minutes, and when questioned if he needed any assistance didn't respond.

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House takes up latest wine-in-supermarkets bill

House takes up latest wine-in-supermarkets bill

January 28th, 2014 2:08 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Any store deriving at least 20 percent of its sales from groceries could qualify to sell wine under the latest proposal introduced to Tennessee lawmakers on Tuesday.

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VDOT issues black ice warning

VDOT issues black ice warning

January 28th, 2014 2:01 pm by Stephen Igo

The potential for black ice on road surfaces across the region is a concern for Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, according to a Virginia Department of Transportation official.

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Johnson City man charged with raping child

Johnson City man charged with raping child

January 28th, 2014 1:32 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

The suspect faces eight counts of rape of a child, three counts of aggravated sexual battery and two counts of sexual battery by an authority figure.

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Farmer convicted in North Dakota thanks to Predator drone

Farmer convicted in North Dakota thanks to Predator drone

January 28th, 2014 1:03 pm by Interesting stories we found around the web

A predator drone has helped convict a North Dakota farmer of terrorizing law officers two years ago.

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Gang colors cited in Kingsport assault arrests

Gang colors cited in Kingsport assault arrests

January 28th, 2014 12:32 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — Five people have been arrested after a Kingsport woman feared they were on a "killing mission" to her home, spurred by her child's wearing blue to the Bristol home of his father, an alleged Bloods gang member loyal to the color red.

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