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Wellmont launches Level One Heart Attack Network

February 1st, 2011 4:24 am by Staff report

KINGSPORT The Wellmont CVA Heart Institute announced Monday the start of a regional Level One Heart Attack Network to get heart attack information from the field to the emergency room quicker. The network is encouraging heart attack victims to call 911

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Pfizer moving forward with King merger

February 1st, 2011 4:20 am by Staff and wire report

BRISTOL, Tenn. Pfizer Inc. has completed its tender offer for shares of Bristol-based King Pharmaceuticals and plans to complete its merger acquisition of King by the end of February. Pfizer announced Monday that its wholly owned subsidiary, Parke

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Alpha Natural Resources to buy Massey Energy for $8.5 billion

February 1st, 2011 4:16 am by Staff and wire reports

ABINGDON Alpha Natural Resources Inc. plans to acquire Massey Energy Co. in an $8.5 billion deal expected to create the nation's largest supplier of metallurgical coal for the world's steel i n d u s t r y. As part of the definitive agreement, Alp

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Eastman's earnings, sales up in fourth quarter

January 31st, 2011 7:48 pm by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Eastman Chemical Co. posted a strong fourth quarter and full year 2010, but restructuring and other one-time charges bit into its bottom line. Eastman on Monday posted fourth quarter net income of $19 million or 23 cents per diluted share vs. a

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Comcast takes control of NBC Universal

January 29th, 2011 10:46 pm by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES The nation's largest cable TV company, Comcast Corp., took control of NBC Universal after the government shackled its behavior in the coming years to protect online video services such as Netflix and Hulu.

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Stimulus funds help wire rural homes for Internet

January 29th, 2011 12:32 pm by Associated Press

Bolstered by billions in federal stimulus money, an effort is under way around the country to expand broadband Internet access to rural areas. The ambitious 21st-century infrastructure project parallels the New Deal electrification of the nation's hinterl

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