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Jury awards Michael Jordan big win, $8.9M for name's use

Jury awards Michael Jordan big win, $8.9M for name's use

August 22nd, 2015 8:45 am by MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press

Jurors at a civil trial focused on the market value of Michael Jordan's identity handed him a major win Friday, ordering a grocery-store chain to pay him $8.9 million for invoking his name in a steak ad without his permission.

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Michael K. Locke Memorial Bridge dedication

August 22nd, 2015 8:30 am by Hank Hayes

Images taken on Fort Henry Drive during Thursday's bridge dedication for the late Kingsport business leader and political campaign chairman.

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Akins joins HMG Primary Care

Akins joins HMG Primary Care

August 21st, 2015 8:30 am by By Community Contributor

HMG's Primary Care at Medical Plaza takes a preventative approach to medicine and focuses on partnering with patients on the road to better health.

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Ground bound pilots to show their stuff

Ground bound pilots to show their stuff

August 20th, 2015 7:00 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE -- Diminutive flying machines of all sorts and configurations will be zipping across the skies over Lonesome Pine Airport starting Friday for the 2nd Annual Stone Blue Airlines FPV (first person view) Flying Circus Festival.

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Bluff City budget narrowly approved

Bluff City budget narrowly approved

August 20th, 2015 5:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Bluff City's budget was narrowly approved on first reading after some aldermen raised concerns about not being able to discuss salaries of the town's employees during earlier budget meetings.

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Target is getting its groove back: Turnaround takes hold

Target is getting its groove back: Turnaround takes hold

August 19th, 2015 10:42 am by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer

Target isn't getting hurt by that shift away from clothing, showing that shoppers will still buy the right item at the right price.

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Moody's: Kingsport's financial outlook no longer 'negative'

Moody's: Kingsport's financial outlook no longer 'negative'

August 18th, 2015 11:21 pm by Matthew Lane

Soon after receiving word of the status change, City Manager Jeff Fleming took to social media, saying getting the negative outlook removed was important to gaining the confidence of Kingsport residents.

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Sullivan commissioners asked to consider TIF incentives for Kingsport apartments

Sullivan commissioners asked to consider TIF incentives for Kingsport apartments

August 18th, 2015 10:45 pm by J. H. Osborne

Developers have told the Kingsport Housing and Redevelopment Authority the projects are not viable without the incentives.

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Almost 55 years later: A look back at the Aniline dye plant explosion at Eastman

Almost 55 years later: A look back at the Aniline dye plant explosion at Eastman

August 18th, 2015 9:38 pm by Rick Wagner

Peter Lodal is to make the presentation, which he had done in the past, on what happened in the explosion, which resulted in the deaths of 16 people and injured about 200, according to the Archives of the City of Kingsport.

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Takoma ownership is being transferred to Wellmont

Takoma ownership is being transferred to Wellmont

August 18th, 2015 7:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Ownership of Greeneville-based Takoma Regional Hospital is transferring to Wellmont Health System, Wellmont announced on Tuesday.

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