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Moonshine now has a 21st century taste - VIDEO

July 27th, 2015 8:25 am by Hank Hayes

At East Tennessee Distillery, moonshining has changed. The flavored moonshine is 70 proof - not as strong as, say, an 80 proof Jack Daniel's sipping whiskey.

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Eastman reports 'record results' in second quarter

Eastman reports 'record results' in second quarter

July 28th, 2015 1:11 am by Hank Hayes

As for the outlook for full year 2015, Eastman Chairman and CEO Mark Costa said: "Our earnings outlook for the year has improved due to our record second-quarter earnings and our strong first half of the year."

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Goodwill stores well-prepared for back-to-school

Goodwill stores well-prepared for back-to-school

July 25th, 2015 5:00 pm by Marci Gore

KINGSPORT - As area students head back to the classroom - some as early as next week - back-to-school shopping is already well underway.

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College gives update on construction of Tusculum math, science building

College gives update on construction of Tusculum math, science building

July 25th, 2015 12:30 pm by Community Contributor Suzanne Richey

Projected completion date is September 2016. According to David Martin, director of facilities for Tusculum College, masons are continuing to lay block. The structural steel is scheduled for delivery on July 27, and steel will be erected in early August.

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Developers seeking incentives for Kingsport apartment complexes

Developers seeking incentives for Kingsport apartment complexes

July 25th, 2015 12:37 am by Matthew Lane

The projects in question are the Indian Trail development (from K.D. Moore) and the River Bend development (from Mitch Cox).

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Phipps Bend industries want second access road to  park

Phipps Bend industries want second access road to park

July 24th, 2015 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Currently there is only one two-lane road leading in and out of Phipps Bend for a dozen industries employing more than 1,100 people.

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Transportation Chief: 5 Airlines probed for price-gouging

Transportation Chief: 5 Airlines probed for price-gouging

July 24th, 2015 4:12 pm by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

The Transportation Department sent letters on Friday to Delta, American, United, Southwest and JetBlue airlines seeking information on their prices before and after the May 12 train crash.

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Higher minimum-wage proposals gain ground on both coasts

Higher minimum-wage proposals gain ground on both coasts

July 23rd, 2015 6:53 am by LISA LEFF and DAVID KLEPPER, Associated Press

In New York, the state Wage Board Wednesday endorsed a proposal to set a $15 minimum wage for workers at fast-food restaurants with 30 or more locations.

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Hillary Clinton raising money in finance sector as she raps industry

Hillary Clinton raising money in finance sector as she raps industry

July 22nd, 2015 7:53 am by KEN THOMAS and LISA LERER, Associated Press

A day after proposing higher capital gains taxes on short-term investors, Clinton raised at least $450,000 Tuesday night at the Chicago home of Raj Fernando, a longtime donor.

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Environmental group asks EPA for help at HAAP

Environmental group asks EPA for help at HAAP

July 21st, 2015 6:00 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT - Yet another environmental advocacy group is attempting to turn up the scrutiny on waste treatment at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant run by operating contractor BAE Systems.

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Senate negotiators reach agreement on 6-year highway bill

Senate negotiators reach agreement on 6-year highway bill

July 21st, 2015 3:15 pm by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said he and Sen. Barbara Boxer of California, who led the Democratic negotiations, were able to agree only on enough funds to pay for transportation programs for the first 3 years of the bill.

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