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Eastman Chemical poised for growth in 2010

February 3rd, 2010 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Eastman Chemical Co. made some tough cuts last year to help it weather the economic downturn. Now the Kingsport-based company is focused on growth."Growth is our number one mandate," Eastman President and CEO Jim Rogers told regional leaders ga

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Toyota investigation deepens; Transportation secretary says don't drive, then takes it back

February 3rd, 2010 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is telling owners of recalled Toyotas to stop driving the vehicles and get them fixed.LaHood's warning came Wednesday in testimony before a House Appropriations subcommittee on transportation. LaHood

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TriSummit Bank cuts ribbon on headquarters in downtown Kingsport

February 2nd, 2010 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT It's been three years coming, but on Tuesday Lynn Shipley got his wish and cut the ribbon to officially open the flagship headquarters of TriSummit Bank on Church Circle.

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Wellmont Health Systems names interim CEO

February 1st, 2010 12:00 am by Staff Reports

According to a press release from Wellmont Health Systems, a retired healthcare executive will provide interim leadership as Wellmont continues its national search for their next chief executive.

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DKA officials set sights on brighter year during 2010

January 31st, 2010 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT The Downtown Kingsport Association may have been knocked around in the past year, but it's looking to get back on its feet this year, hire a new executive director, and host a full slate of events to help draw people to the downtown district.

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Toyota plans to reveal details of gas pedal fix on Monday morning

January 30th, 2010 12:00 am by Associated Press

DETROIT Toyota Motor Corp. plans to start sending parts to dealers in the coming days to fix a sticky gas pedal problem that has tarnished its image and led to the recall of 4.2 million cars and trucks on three continents, according to people briefed o

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SW Virginia economy outpacing state, nation

January 29th, 2010 12:00 am by Staff Report

LEBANON Virginia's seven-county coal-producing region has held up better economically than the rest of the state and the nation, an economist told members of the Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority's executive board during a recent meeting

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