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Holston Valley, Bristol Regional win award for heart attack care

Holston Valley, Bristol Regional win award for heart attack care

August 5th, 2015 8:30 am by By Community Contributor

The two hospitals recently earned the American College of Cardiology's NCDR ACTION Registry Get With The Guidelines Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2015.

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Gas prices dropping, could hit $2 a gallon

Gas prices dropping, could hit $2 a gallon

August 4th, 2015 1:56 pm by By Kevin G. Hall, McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS)

Normally, pump prices are flat or even up a bit in August as Americans finish up the summer holidays with a roadtrip before sending the kids back to school.

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Eastman Chemical Co. and the South Fork Holston River - VIDEO

August 4th, 2015 8:30 am by Staff Report

These are contributed images showing how the river interacts with Eastman today.

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'Find My iPhone' app helps victim locate stolen phone, nab alleged thief

'Find My iPhone' app helps victim locate stolen phone, nab alleged thief

August 3rd, 2015 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Kingsport woman was able to track down two stolen cell phones and locate the alleged thief Saturday using the Apple app Find My iPhone'.

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Alpha Natural Resources files for bankruptcy

Alpha Natural Resources files for bankruptcy

August 3rd, 2015 9:20 am by Hank Hayes

BRISTOL, Va. - Alpha Natural Resources' affiliates operate more than 50 underground and surface mines and more than 20 coal preparation facilities in Virginia, Kentucky, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Wyoming.

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Eastman: Environmental stewardship is important to us

Eastman: Environmental stewardship is important to us - VIDEO

August 3rd, 2015 8:04 am by Hank Hayes

What the television station didn't report was that Eastman spends more than $100 million annually on environmental compliance for its Kingsport site and corporate environmental programs.

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Watson's Marine receives Legacy Award

Watson's Marine receives Legacy Award

August 3rd, 2015 6:55 am by community contributor

Watson's Marine in Bluff City, a mainstay in the fishing scene of East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia since 1981, recently received the prestigious Legacy Award from Ranger Boats.

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Food companies outgun health advocates in diet debate

Food companies outgun health advocates in diet debate

August 2nd, 2015 2:45 pm by Alan Bjerga, Bloomberg News (TNS)

The battle to define what Americans should eat is pitting nutritionists against deep-pocketed groups that are spending almost 14 times more cash on lobbying in Washington.

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Challenger, Columbia wreckage on public display for first time

Challenger, Columbia wreckage on public display for first time

August 2nd, 2015 2:05 pm by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer

A new exhibit at Kennedy Space Center features two pieces of debris, one from each lost shuttles, as well as poignant, personal reminders of the 14 astronauts killed in flight.

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THDA launches online homebuyer education program

THDA launches online homebuyer education program

August 1st, 2015 8:30 am by By State Contributor

Open to anyone in Tennessee, the online class covers the ins and outs of buying a home, from insurance to financing to repairs. Registration is $99.

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