Kingsport Times News Thursday, March 26, 2015
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Sullivan County sales tax revenue ahead of last year's pace

Sullivan County sales tax revenue ahead of last year's pace

February 23rd, 2015 8:03 am by J. H. Osborne

The best monthly showing from the period was this month - an 11.05 percent growth for revenue that came back to the county and cities, compared to February last year.

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Spacewalking astronauts become cable guys

Spacewalking astronauts become cable guys

February 21st, 2015 1:39 pm by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer

Spacewalking astronauts routed more than 300 feet of cable outside the International Space Station on Saturday, tricky and tiring advance work for the arrival of new American-made crew capsules.

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Eastman declares quarterly cash dividend

Eastman declares quarterly cash dividend

February 20th, 2015 6:36 pm by Staff report

The dividend, 40 cents per share on the company's common stock, is payable April 1 to stockholders of record as of March 16.

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Stock market hits new high after Greece gets loan extension

Stock market hits new high after Greece gets loan extension

February 20th, 2015 5:43 pm by Associated Press

"A Greek exit (from the euro) is not good for anyone, including the Greeks," said Christopher of Wells Fargo. "If Greece leaves, everyone else could leave and you're left with nothing."

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New NASCAR effort promotes math, science

New NASCAR effort promotes math, science

February 20th, 2015 4:30 pm by KIMBERLY HEFLING, AP Education Writer

"A lot of people see cars racing and they love the sport for the sporting element of cars winning, and racing and passing. Behind all of that is pure science. It's the horsepower, and it's drag and it's aerodynamics."

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TVA sets record demand for February

TVA sets record demand for February

February 20th, 2015 8:38 am by Associated Press

The electric provider says meeting the high demand required a combined effort from its generating facilities and 155 local power companies and large industrial customers. TVA had also asked businesses and households to conserve energy.

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Micro-drone flying competition at  UVa-Wise Saturday

Micro-drone flying competition at UVa-Wise Saturday

February 19th, 2015 11:39 pm by Stephen Igo

A flying circus with a purpose is on tap at the David J. Prior Convocation Center on Saturday at The University of Virginia's College at Wise.

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Uncorked opens wine & bourbon bar on Broad Street

Uncorked opens wine & bourbon bar on Broad Street

February 19th, 2015 11:32 pm by Hank Hayes

"There is no other place like this in the Tri-Cities," Uncorked owner Tony Hughes said in an email. "The concept comes from places that I have visited all over the world as I travel for my computer engineer job."

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Nearly 40 percent of Wal-Mart's U.S. workers to get pay raises

Nearly 40 percent of Wal-Mart's U.S. workers to get pay raises

February 19th, 2015 9:33 am by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer

Wal-Mart told The Associated Press that within the next six months it will give raises to about 500,000 workers, or nearly 40 percent of its 1.3 million U.S. employees.

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U.S. stock market ends mostly lower

U.S. stock market ends mostly lower

February 18th, 2015 5:43 pm by Associated Press

All told, four of the 10 sectors in the S&P 500 ended lower. Energy stocks slumped the most, declining 1.5 percent. Utilities notched the biggest gain at 2.4 percent.

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