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Costa to analysts: Expect Eastman cash to be used for dividend and share repurchases

Costa to analysts: Expect Eastman cash to be used for dividend and share repurchases

July 28th, 2015 9:00 pm by Hank Hayes

That's the forward-looking game plan Eastman Chemical Co. Chairman and CEO Mark Costa laid out for Wall Street analysts Tuesday.

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Happy Snaps Photo Booth at the 5th Annual Back to School Expo

July 28th, 2015 8:32 pm by Staff Report

The Happy Snaps booth was out having fun at the Back to School Expo at the Kingsport Town Center.

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Bargains galore - Ollie's outlet coming to Kingsport

Bargains galore - Ollie's outlet coming to Kingsport

July 28th, 2015 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Ollie's received a permit from Kingsport's building department for the renovation of the old Zak's Attic Discount Furniture Outlet location in the Green Acres Shopping Center on Eastman Road.

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Crime
Man arrested after demanding cash from bank for 'taking down terrorists'

Man arrested after demanding cash from bank for 'taking down terrorists'

July 28th, 2015 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

"We asked him if the CIA knew about him walking across the bridge naked the other day, and he said, 'I don't want to talk about that'. That's the only thing that seemed to bring him back down to earth." -- RPD Chief Doug Nelson

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KPD: DUI motorcyclist flees crash, wrecks again

KPD: DUI motorcyclist flees crash, wrecks again

July 28th, 2015 3:08 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man faces a litany of charges after allegedly crashing a Harley Davidson into a pickup truck, eluding police, then wrecking a second time after illegally passing motorists on the double yellow line.

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Kingsport's Ailshie could receive raise, contract extension

Kingsport's Ailshie could receive raise, contract extension

July 28th, 2015 2:18 pm by Rick Wagner

City Superintendent of Schools Lyle Ailshie may be up for a raise and contract extension at the Aug. 6 Board of Education meeting. His current compensation package is approximately $184,000 a year, and his current contract runs to 2018.

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NY prison worker pleads guilty in escape of 2 killers

NY prison worker pleads guilty in escape of 2 killers

July 28th, 2015 12:50 pm by MICHAEL HILL, Associated Press

A northern New York prison worker admitted Tuesday to smuggling hacksaw blades in frozen hamburger meat to two killers who later broke out and spent more than two weeks on the run.

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Community Education

Two named department chairs at Tusculum College

July 28th, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

Dr. Deborah Bryan has been appointed chair of the department of fine arts, and Dr. Melissa Keller has been appointed chair of the department of natural sciences.

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UPDATE: Kingsport man killed in Russell County crash

UPDATE: Kingsport man killed in Russell County crash

July 28th, 2015 12:01 pm by Stephen Igo

He reportedly died at the scene, with fatigue appearing to have been a factor in the incident.

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Opinion
Fun Fest must improve accessibility

Fun Fest must improve accessibility

July 28th, 2015 11:30 am by Letters to the Editor

Thirty-nine handicapped parking spaces for the Saturday evening concert were grossly inadequate. Our 5:15 p.m. arrival found them all taken.

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