Kingsport Times News Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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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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NCAA gets stay in O'Bannon case; payments delayed

NCAA gets stay in O'Bannon case; payments delayed

July 31st, 2015 10:00 pm by Associated Press

The NCAA was given a respite Friday when the 9th U.S. Circuit Court delayed the implementation of possible payments to athletes for the use of their names, images and likenesses.

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BigWigs: Community leaders 'head up' fundraiser for Komen challenge

BigWigs: Community leaders 'head up' fundraiser for Komen challenge

July 31st, 2015 12:01 pm by Holly Nelms

Sixteen community leaders from Kingsport, Bristol and Johnson City have volunteered to don bold pink wigs to raise funds and awareness for the Tri-Cities affiliate of Susan G. Komen.

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Job Fair in Lee County

Job Fair in Lee County

July 30th, 2015 7:00 pm by Southwest Virginia Bureau

Confirmed to participate are employers from the construction, healthcare and retail sectors.

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US economy likely rebounded to solid growth rate in spring

US economy likely rebounded to solid growth rate in spring

July 30th, 2015 7:12 am by MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer

The signs of strengthening job gains and expectations of faster growth ahead help explain why the Federal Reserve appears on track to start raising interest rates this year.

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