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Eastman reports higher revenues, adjusted earnings

Eastman reports higher revenues, adjusted earnings

May 1st, 2015 7:50 am by Hank Hayes

"We're off to a strong start to the year with excellent first-quarter earnings, demonstrating our focus on execution in difficult business conditions," Mark Costa, Eastman's chairman and CEO, said in a prepared release.

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Haslam signs measure for lifetime handgun-carry permit

Haslam signs measure for lifetime handgun-carry permit

May 1st, 2015 7:38 am by Associated Press

Now, Tennessee residents at least 21 years of age can pay $500 for a lifetime permit. A criminal record check will be done every five years.

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Moments of joy in Nepal: Two rescued five days after quake

Moments of joy in Nepal: Two rescued five days after quake

April 30th, 2015 11:11 pm by TODD PITMAN, Associated Press

Nepal has been overwhelmed by death and destruction since the 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit last Saturday. By late Thursday, the government said the toll from the tremor had risen to 6,130 dead and 13,827 injured.

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Wyoming decision on Yennie could come next week

Wyoming decision on Yennie could come next week

April 30th, 2015 9:15 pm by Rick Wagner

The fate of three applicants seeking to head a Wyoming school system, including Sullivan County Director of Schools Jubal Yennie, may be decided during an Albany County School District One school board meeting on Tuesday.

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TBI report: Violent crimes increase in Kingsport

TBI report: Violent crimes increase in Kingsport

April 30th, 2015 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

The total number of incidents in 2014 requiring police attention and arrests was down slightly in Kingsport and Sullivan County compared to 2013, but violent crimes against people in Kingsport were up in nearly every category.

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Rogersville businessman denied new trial for negligent homicide

Rogersville businessman denied new trial for negligent homicide

April 30th, 2015 7:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

In December, Roger Stewart was sentenced to the maximum two-year sentence for causing the 2012 head-on collision that took the life of 84-year-old Thelma Hughes.

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SCSO searching for possibly endangered teen

SCSO searching for possibly endangered teen

April 30th, 2015 4:54 pm by Staff Report

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office is asking for your help in locating a juvenile who could possibly be in danger.

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Trial set for former Hawkins cemetery owner

Trial set for former Hawkins cemetery owner

April 30th, 2015 2:46 pm by Jeff Bobo

Vickie Lynn Ringley was arraigned Thursday on charges from a 12-count indictment returned in February, accusing her of theft, money laundering, forgery, and failure to follow state cemetery regulations.

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Another loaded firearm confiscated at TCRA

Another loaded firearm confiscated at TCRA

April 30th, 2015 2:09 pm by Hank Hayes

In the week beginning April 20, the Transportation Security Administration says it discovered loaded firearms at security checkpoints at every major airport in Tennessee, including Tri-Cities Regional Airport.

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Winter storm recovery loans available in Wise County

Winter storm recovery loans available in Wise County

April 30th, 2015 1:11 pm by Stephen Igo

Federal low interest loans will be available beginning on Friday for Southwest Virginia residents affected by winter storms and/or flooding that primarily struck Wise County the last two weeks of February into the first week of March.

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