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Eastman revenue up in third quarter

October 30th, 2014 6:27 pm by Hank Hayes

Sales revenue was $2.4 billion, a three percent increase over last year's third quarter. Eastman announced earnings, excluding non-core or non-recurring items, of $1.89 per diluted share for the third quarter versus $1.68 per diluted share for 2013.

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Child porn nets 'Incest Dad' 27 years in prison

Child porn nets 'Incest Dad' 27 years in prison

October 30th, 2014 1:19 pm by Matthew Lane

One of the emails from the Sullivan County man contained a sexually explicit picture of his 10-year-old mentally challenged daughter and himself.

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Yennie predicts Common Core will be defunct in Tennessee by January

Yennie predicts Common Core will be defunct in Tennessee by January

October 31st, 2014 12:43 am by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County Board of Education member Michael Hughes predicted a mass exodus from public schools in Northeast Tennessee and statewide if parental concerns about Common Core, Islam in middle school curriculum and similar issues aren't addressed soon.

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Local officer honored for domestic violence work

Local officer honored for domestic violence work

October 30th, 2014 11:50 pm by Nick Shepherd

Every year a Bristol police officer who died during a domestic dispute is remembered when a law enforcement officer from Sullivan County receives an award for exceptional work regarding domestic violence cases.

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Seepage at bottom of dam causes early lowering of Boone Lake

Seepage at bottom of dam causes early lowering of Boone Lake

October 30th, 2014 10:34 pm by TONY CASEY, NET News Service

John McCormick, TVA vice president of river operations, assures the dam is structurally sound, but said the TVA is "exercising an abundance of caution."

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TCRA to add security checkpoint lane

TCRA to add security checkpoint lane

October 30th, 2014 9:00 pm by Hank Hayes

After experiencing flight delays during peak travel periods last June, Airport Authority commissioners unanimously moved Thursday to add a second lane at the Tri-Cities Regional Airport passenger security checkpoint.

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US turns up heat on faulty air bag supplier

US turns up heat on faulty air bag supplier

October 30th, 2014 8:00 pm by TOM KRISHER and DEE-ANN DURBIN, AP Auto Writers

Lawmakers say that 30 million cars with potentially faulty Takata air bags are driving on U.S. roads.

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Apple CEO publicly acknowledges that he's gay

Apple CEO publicly acknowledges that he's gay

October 30th, 2014 6:05 pm by Associated Press

Apple CEO Tim Cook's declaration that he's "proud to be gay," makes him the highest-profile business executive in the nation to publicly acknowledge his sexual orientation.

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Robber nabbed after fall through ceiling

Robber nabbed after fall through ceiling

October 30th, 2014 4:59 pm by Rain Smith

A man wanted for Walmart robberies in both Rogersville and Kingsport — allegedly pulling a knife on employees at each store — was arrested after the floor to an attic gave way, sending him crashing down to the kitchen as police searched the home.

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Update: Small plane crashes at Kansas airport, killing 4

Update: Small plane crashes at Kansas airport, killing 4

October 30th, 2014 3:01 pm by ROXANA HEGEMAN, Associated Press

Three of the dead were inside the building when the plane crashed into it at the city's Mid-Continent Airport, and the fourth was found on the roof and is believed to be the pilot, Wichita Fire Chief Ronald Blackwell said Thursday afternoon.

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Possum provokes fearful 911 flashback

Possum provokes fearful 911 flashback

October 30th, 2014 2:36 pm by Rain Smith

A man called 911 on a possum "with blood coming out of one side of its mouth," adding that the animal refused to leave his yard. Due to his past run-in with a rabbit, the experience was particularly harrowing.

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