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Rogers: Eastman growth impacted by U.S. policies

July 14th, 2010 7:35 pm by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Democratic policies coming out of Washington, D.C., could determine where Eastman Chemical Co. decides to grow its businesses for the future. And that could mean more Eastman jobs being created outside of this country rather than here at home.

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More Americans' credit scores sink to new lows

July 12th, 2010 12:00 am by Associated Press

NEW YORK The credit scores of millions more Americans are sinking to new lows.Figures provided by FICO Inc. show that 25.5 percent of consumers nearly 43.4 million people now have a credit score of 599 or below, marking them as poor risks for lenders.

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Chicago restaurateur marking 30 years of service to diners in the Model City

July 10th, 2010 6:42 pm by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Mike Feliu didn't want to open a restaurant in Kingsport. The Chicago restaurateur didn't even want to visit this Tennessee town. But at the insistence of his best friend and business partner, Feliu came to the Model City and fell in love.

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More recalls from Johnson & Johnson include Tylenol, Benadryl, Motrin

July 10th, 2010 9:12 am by Associated Press

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) Sales of Johnson & Johnson pain relievers are collapsing as a string of recalls appears to have made consumers wary of once-sterling brands such as Tylenol and Benadryl.

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Indian Path MRI services accredited

July 10th, 2010 12:15 am by staff reports

KINGSPORT Indian Path Medical Center has received a three-year term of accreditation for its MRI services as the result of a recent survey by the American College of Radiology (ACR).

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Nashville mayor wants tax funds to help rebuild Opry House

July 9th, 2010 12:25 am by The Associated Press

Nashville Mayor Karl Dean wants to give certain hotel tax funds to Gaylord Entertainment Co. to help rebuild the flooded Grand Ole Opry House.

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APCO says power consumption in region far from record level

July 7th, 2010 8:55 pm by Kevin Castle

Power customers are certainly racking up the megawatts along the Appalachian Power Company service grid with the recent hot spell, but the numbers aren't approaching consumption records.

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EPA: Clean-air rule would overturn Bush-era plan, tighten restrictions on pollution from coal-burning power plants

July 6th, 2010 9:55 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON The Obama administration is proposing a new rule to tighten restrictions on pollution from coal-burning power plants in the eastern half of the country, a key step to cut emissions that cause smog.

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