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Co-pilot may have hidden illness, German prosecutors say

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Co-pilot may have hidden illness, German prosecutors say

March 27th, 2015 12:04 pm by FRANK JORDANS and DAVID McHUGH, Associated Press

Prosecutors didn't say what type of illness - mental or physical - the co-pilot may have been suffering from. German media reported Friday that the 27-year-old had received treatment for depression.

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YUM-YUM: The Power of the Bite

March 27th, 2015 6:55 pm by Staff Report

Food lovers and art lovers united at Nelson Fine Art Center in Johnson City during YUM-YUM: The Power of the Bite - a fundraiser for bicycle-inspired public works of art for Johnson City.

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Kingsport fuels growth in Sullivan tax revenues

Kingsport fuels growth in Sullivan tax revenues

March 26th, 2015 5:30 pm by J. H. Osborne

The bulk of the growth since the fiscal year began, as well as for the monthly revenue generated during January, came from businesses inside the city of Kingsport.

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Co-pilot 'intentionally' destroyed plane, prosecutor says

Co-pilot 'intentionally' destroyed plane, prosecutor says

March 26th, 2015 3:29 pm by LORI HINNANT and DAVID McHUGH, Associated Press

Ignoring the captain's frantic pounding on the door, the co-pilot of the Germanwings jet barricaded himself inside the cockpit and deliberately rammed the plane full speed into the French Alps as passengers screamed in terror, a prosecutor said Thursday.

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GOP-controlled House passes budget to erase deficits

GOP-controlled House passes budget to erase deficits

March 26th, 2015 7:06 am by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

It's a boldly conservative budget that relies on nearly $5 trillion in cuts to eliminate deficits over the next decade, calls for repealing the health care law and envisions transformations of the tax code and Medicare.

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Eastman to close Workington acetate tow site

Eastman to close Workington acetate tow site

March 25th, 2015 8:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Production at the site will cease in April, and site closure is expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2015, Eastman said in a prepared release.

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H.J. Heinz buying Kraft to build $28 billion food giant

H.J. Heinz buying Kraft to build $28 billion food giant

March 25th, 2015 7:15 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK - Some of the most familiar names in ketchup, pickles, cheese and hot dogs are set to come under the same roof after H.J. Heinz Co. announced plans Wednesday to buy Kraft.

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Tri-Cities retail sales surge

Tri-Cities retail sales surge

March 24th, 2015 9:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Compared to 2013's fourth quarter, an ETSU report said Bristol sales increased 7.5 percent to $279 million, while Kingsport sales rose 7.4 percent to $438 million and Johnson City sales were up 4.8 percent to $556 million.

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TDOT official says green spaces result in green dollars

TDOT official says green spaces result in green dollars

March 24th, 2015 3:23 pm by Hank Hayes

The city of Kingsport last September got a $752,000 slice of TDOT funds to help extend an eastern section of the Greenbelt about one mile.

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Prominent Kingsport businessman dies unexpectedly

Prominent Kingsport businessman dies unexpectedly

March 24th, 2015 11:23 am by Hank Hayes

Longtime real estate developer Andy Brooks died unexpectedly Monday night from an apparent heart attack. Brooks, 65, owned Town and Country Realty, with his firm serving both commercial and residential clients.

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Starbucks baristas stop writing 'Race Together' on cups

Starbucks baristas stop writing 'Race Together' on cups

March 22nd, 2015 6:32 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK - Starbucks baristas will no longer write "Race Together" on customers' cups starting Sunday, ending a visible component of the company's diversity and racial inequality campaign.

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