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Eastman plans public  offering  to complete Taminco deal

Eastman plans public offering to complete Taminco deal

November 11th, 2014 11:22 pm by Hank Hayes

Eastman says it will do a public offering of $800 million 2.70 percent notes due 2020, $800 million 3.80 percent notes due 2025 and $400 million 4.65 percent notes due 2044.

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Wellmont's value — Health system offers plenty for potential partner

Wellmont's value — Health system offers plenty for potential partner

November 11th, 2014 10:50 am by Hank Hayes

In the recent health care acquisition environment, most providers have been taking on one hospital at a time. Wellmont, in contrast, has a half dozen hospitals in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

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The future is now: Robotics, 3-D printing inspire D-B sophomores' career plans

The future is now: Robotics, 3-D printing inspire D-B sophomores' career plans

November 9th, 2014 8:00 am by Rick Wagner

Two self-professed future engineers are among students getting in some time with a 3-D printer at Dobyns-Bennett High School this year. Their creations include a train, chain and square puzzle, as well as small robots.

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Third EMS company stakes a claim for Hawkins ambulance business

Third EMS company stakes a claim for Hawkins ambulance business

November 8th, 2014 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

For 20 years an unofficial turf war has existed between Hawkins County's two main EMS providers. Most of the time there's cooperation, but every few years a turf dispute boils to a head.

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The laptops are coming! The laptops are coming! Kingsport sixth-graders going high-tech

The laptops are coming! The laptops are coming! Kingsport sixth-graders going high-tech

November 7th, 2014 12:30 am by Rick Wagner

The Kingsport City Schools Board of Education, near the end of a more than 2.5-hour-long meeting, voted 5-0 to spend $381,667 to buy 630 Dell Latitude 3340 laptop computers.

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Photo Gallery: Flying Pig Gallery opens in downtown Kingsport

November 6th, 2014 9:47 pm by Ned Jilton

Located at the corner of Center and Broad, the studio is a partnership of the city's Office of Cultural Arts and Engage Kingsport. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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Eastman says earnings growth will continue

Eastman says earnings growth will continue

November 6th, 2014 6:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Eastman Chemical Company projected better than 12 percent earnings growth in 2015 during "Investor Day" presentations held in New York City on Thursday.

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Voters in Tri-Cities, Hawkins say yes to supermarket wine sales

Voters in Tri-Cities, Hawkins say yes to supermarket wine sales

November 4th, 2014 11:53 pm by Hank Hayes

The measures passed easily without organized opposition from members of the Tennessee Wine and Spirits Retailers Association, which represents package store owners.

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Wellmont is prepping for Ebola, but tells business people the flu is more dangerous

Wellmont is prepping for Ebola, but tells business people the flu is more dangerous

November 3rd, 2014 1:48 pm by Hank Hayes

The flu tops the Ebola virus as a likely public health threat in the region, business people were told during a recent Wellmont Health System presentation held at the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce.

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Eastman revenue up in third quarter

Eastman revenue up in third quarter

October 31st, 2014 12:10 am by Hank Hayes

Sales revenue was $2.4 billion, a three percent increase over last year's third quarter. Eastman announced earnings, excluding non-core or non-recurring items, of $1.89 per diluted share for the third quarter versus $1.68 per diluted share for 2013.

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