Kingsport Times News Monday, August 3, 2015
Alpha Natural Resources files for bankruptcy

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Alpha Natural Resources files for bankruptcy

August 3rd, 2015 9:20 am by Hank Hayes

BRISTOL, Va. - Alpha Natural Resources' affiliates operate more than 50 underground and surface mines and more than 20 coal preparation facilities in Virginia, Kentucky, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Wyoming.

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Kingsport woman battling rare cancer

Kingsport woman battling rare cancer

August 3rd, 2015 2:32 pm by Nick Shepherd

Jacqueline Paige Turner felt the lump on her breast, but did not think anything of it. She assumed after four kids it was only a calcium deposit.

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KingsportARTS! names new program planner, offering workshops for kids

KingsportARTS! names new program planner, offering workshops for kids

August 3rd, 2015 2:30 pm by Community contributor

Kids will engage in art history, aesthetics, critique, and of course, create their own unique portraits. Other subjects that will be studied are horses (Sept.), birds (Oct.), landscapes (Dec.) and the sky (May).

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Police investigate theft at Ridgewood BBQ

Police investigate theft at Ridgewood BBQ

August 3rd, 2015 12:37 pm by Staff Report

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office is seeking information on a theft from the parking lot of a local restaurant, where fog lights and fender trim were cut off a patron's vehicle.

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Walters State offering personal trainers course

Walters State offering personal trainers course

August 3rd, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

Walters State will host a free information session on Aug. 22 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Call (423) 585-2675 to reserve a seat. The class will meet on Saturdays, Sept. 19-Nov. 14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Walters State's Morristown Campus

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'Everything and Anything': Chicago based radio host 'Johnny B' now syndicated in Tri-Cities

'Everything and Anything': Chicago based radio host 'Johnny B' now syndicated in Tri-Cities - VIDEO

August 3rd, 2015 12:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

"They're just a lot of guys who are angry and saying things, and I don't like radio like that. That's really what talk radio has become. Angry white men yelling about things. I don't want to be that." -- Jonathon Brandmeier

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Folks You Should Know: 'Duty, Honor, Country' a way of life for Betty 'Scoop' Mattson

Folks You Should Know: 'Duty, Honor, Country' a way of life for Betty 'Scoop' Mattson

August 3rd, 2015 10:30 am by Michele Giarrusso

At 81 years young, Betty Dishner Mattson has lived through many events that have shaped our country, nationally and locally, and through it all, her patriotism has been a defining factor in her life.

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Commissioners must seek out accurate information

Commissioners must seek out accurate information

August 3rd, 2015 10:15 am by Editorial Board

The Sullivan County health insurance plan is more expensive than the school system's counterpart. What part of that do some commissioners not understand? Maybe some of them are too busy meeting in private to do the public's business

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Manhunt underway for suspect in officer's fatal shooting

Manhunt underway for suspect in officer's fatal shooting

August 3rd, 2015 8:37 am by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Pres

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A manhunt was underway Monday for a man who police say fatally shot a Memphis officer after he interrupted a drug deal involving a small amount of marijuana that would have resulted in just a misdemeanor citation and a fine.

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Eastman: Environmental stewardship is important to us

Eastman: Environmental stewardship is important to us

August 3rd, 2015 8:04 am by Hank Hayes

What the television station didn't report was that Eastman spends more than $100 million annually on environmental compliance for its Kingsport site and corporate environmental programs.

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Watson's Marine receives Legacy Award

Watson's Marine receives Legacy Award

August 3rd, 2015 6:55 am by community contributor

Watson's Marine in Bluff City, a mainstay in the fishing scene of East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia since 1981, recently received the prestigious Legacy Award from Ranger Boats.

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