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Eastman marks 90 years of operation in Model City

July 20th, 2010 10:13 pm by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT It started 90 years ago when George Eastman purchased an abandoned wood distillation plant in Kingsport to make methanol for Kodak's photographic film processes.

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China surpasses US as world's top energy consumer

July 20th, 2010 12:28 pm by Associated Press

China has overtaken the United States as the world's largest energy consumer, the International Energy Agency said Tuesday.

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NE Tenn. home sale price posts third monthly increase, sales volume dips

July 20th, 2010 7:49 am by Staff report

The average NE Tenn. existing home sale price posted a third consecutive monthly increase in June while the number of homes sold declined by 2.2%.The average sales price in the 11-county MLS region of NE Tenn. and SW Va. was $153,745, 10.7% higher than Ma

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Pal's Sudden Service makes magazine's 'Future 50' list

July 19th, 2010 8:15 pm by Staff Report

KINGSPORT Pal's Sudden Service is featured as one of the "Future 50" in the July issue of Restaurant Business magazine. The Future 50 is the magazine's annual ranking of the fastest-growing restaurant chains between $25 million and $50 million in annual

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BP, federal government clash over reopening capped oil well

July 18th, 2010 9:57 pm by Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS BP and the Obama administration offered significantly differing views Sunday on whether the capped Gulf of Mexico oil well will have to be reopened, a contradiction that may be an effort by the oil giant to avoid blame if crude starts spew

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Regulations in place for those selling homemade canned goods

July 17th, 2010 6:38 pm by Kevin Castle

Two years ago in Greeneville, organizers of a local farmer's market suspected food items being sold there were being manufactured and packaged in non-regulated conditions.

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