Kingsport Times News Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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eMeeting: Sullivan County BOE meetings have gone paperless

eMeeting: Sullivan County BOE meetings have gone paperless

February 5th, 2015 4:05 pm by Rick Wagner

Move to save $1,300 first year and $2,800 annually after that, director of schools says.

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Hackers infiltrate insurer Anthem, access customer details

Hackers infiltrate insurer Anthem, access customer details

February 5th, 2015 7:12 am by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer

The nation's second-largest health insurer said it was contacting customers affected by the "very sophisticated" cyberattack and was working to figure out how many people were affected.

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Business & Technology
U.S. stock indexes mostly fall as price of oil plunges again

U.S. stock indexes mostly fall as price of oil plunges again

February 4th, 2015 5:31 pm by Associated Press

"I think there's a sense of uneasiness and lack of conviction among investors right now," said Terry Sandven, senior equity strategist at U.S. Bank Wealth Management. "You see that in the split personality of the market."

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Power play: Ketron hopes to use solar, geothermal to go off the grid

Power play: Ketron hopes to use solar, geothermal to go off the grid

February 4th, 2015 9:08 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - A local school system is looking to cut grid electricity costs at one of its elementary schools to zero.

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Farmers can learn about marketing products at 'boot camps'

Farmers can learn about marketing products at 'boot camps'

February 4th, 2015 8:04 am by Associated Press

Topics include food safety regulations, liability risk, meat sales guidelines and more.

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Study: Many herbal supplements aren't what the label says

Study: Many herbal supplements aren't what the label says

February 3rd, 2015 9:41 pm by Associated Press

DNA testing on hundreds of bottles of store-brand herbal supplements sold as treatments for everything from memory loss to prostate trouble found that four out of five contained none of the herbs on the label. Instead, they were packed with cheap fillers.

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Hopes for an end to oil price rout send stocks higher

Hopes for an end to oil price rout send stocks higher

February 3rd, 2015 5:47 pm by Associated Press

The S&P 500 index climbed 29.18 points, or 1.4 percent, to 2,050.03. The Dow Jones industrial average jumped 305.36 points, or 1.8 percent, to 17,666.40. The Nasdaq rose 51.05 points, or 1.1 percent, to 4,727.74.

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'The Tenn' program for entrepreneurs shows off big ideas and the next rising business stars

'The Tenn' program for entrepreneurs shows off big ideas and the next rising business stars

February 3rd, 2015 8:42 am by Hank Hayes

Kingsport-based Eastman Chemical Co., a supporting program sponsor, has been watching these business startups closely.

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Coke bets on 'premium milk' to boost category

Coke bets on 'premium milk' to boost category

February 3rd, 2015 8:29 am by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — Coke is coming out with premium milk that has more protein and less sugar than regular. And it's betting people will pay twice as much for it.

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Emerge development series for women to debut in Kingsport

Emerge development series for women to debut in Kingsport

February 3rd, 2015 8:00 am by Amanda Marsh

To coincide with women's history month, the first Emerge workshop will be held March 20 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Eastman Lodge and will feature three presenters - Kim Keating, Dr. Dara Richardson-Heron, and Jessica Stollings.

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