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Calvin Wright hired to lead Downtown Kingsport Association

July 31st, 2010 6:24 pm by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT It's been through trials and tribulations in the last couple of years, but the Downtown Kingsport Association is making a comeback, and its new executive director is ready to lead the charge.

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Recovery loses speed as consumers turn cautious

July 30th, 2010 1:09 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) The recovery lost momentum in the spring as growth slowed to a 2.4 percent pace, its most sluggish showing in nearly a year and too weak to drive down unemployment.

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Adult industry sees pocket porn market via iPhones

July 30th, 2010 5:50 am by Staff Report

NEW YORK It's a maxim of technology: Invent the newest gadget and the porn industry will find a way to cash in.So when Apple Inc. launched the iPhone 4 and its FaceTime videoconference feature, it didn't take long for adult-entertainment companies to dev

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Eastman posts record earnings in second quarter

July 29th, 2010 7:08 pm by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Strong sales fueled by the global recovery helped push Eastman Chemical Co.'s earnings to record levels in the second quarter.

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Kingsport-Bristol foreclosure filings up 34% during first half of 2010

July 29th, 2010 5:41 am by Don Fenley

Households in the Kingsport-Bristol TN-VA MSA received 34.5 percent more foreclosure warning in the first six months of this year than last year according to a mid-year analysis by RealtyTrac.Kingsport-Bristol ranked 189 among the 206 MSA ranked in the re

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Tony Hayward leaving as BP CEO, U.S. government official says

July 25th, 2010 8:14 pm by Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS BP's Tony Hayward, whose gaffes added insult to oil-spill injury for the Gulf Coast, is on his way out as CEO, a U.S. government official said Sunday. Many residents found small comfort in that as BP's biggest mistake under Hayward continued

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Warpath Lanes celebrating its golden anniversary

July 24th, 2010 6:41 pm by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Dennis Lane still remembers those days well. It was late July 1960, and his parents were holding a grand opening for their new bowling alley off Memorial Boulevard in Kingsport.

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