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Rod Irvin, former Eastman spokesman, dies of cancer

March 13th, 2010 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT A familiar face and name in the Kingsport community has died. Rod Irvin, 62, passed away early Friday morning after a long battle with cancer.

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Eastman Chemical CEO gets $3.5M in 2009 pay

March 11th, 2010 12:00 am by Associated Press

KINGSPORT, Tenn. In his first year as CEO of Eastman Chemical Co., James Rogers received compensation valued at $3.5 million, according to an Associated Press calculation of figures disclosed in a regulatory filing.Rogers, who previously served as presid

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Spike in Prius complaints may not be all it seems

March 10th, 2010 12:00 am by Associated Press

NEW YORK Reports of sudden acceleration in the Toyota Prius have spiked across the country. But that doesn't mean there's an epidemic of bad gas pedals in the popular hybrid.

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Dollar General sues Fred's over colors

March 10th, 2010 12:00 am by Associated Press

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Tri-Cities 4th quarter retail sales down, but may be following nation out of recession

March 9th, 2010 12:00 am by Staff Report

ETSU economists Steb Hipple said today that with a "continuing recovery in retailing at the national level, the turnaround in retail activity in the state and Tri-Cities region cannot be too far behind." But, he added, the Tri-Cities region was late in e

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Former Nu-Energie biodiesel plant up for auction

March 7th, 2010 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

SURGOINSVILLE The former Nu-Energie biodiesel plant in the Phipps Bend Industrial Park is headed for the auction block.

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Tennessee trying to tax hotels for 'free' breakfasts

March 7th, 2010 12:00 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE The so-called complimentary breakfasts at many hotels in Tennessee have stirred the appetite of state revenue officials.

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