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Eastman's first quarter results mirror last year's

Eastman's first quarter results mirror last year's

April 24th, 2014 5:51 pm by Hank Hayes

Eastman Chemical Company's earnings for the first quarter of 2014 were a hair lower compared to last year, while sales revenue equaled last year's first quarter result, the company announced Thursday.

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Blountville man's arrest leads to large meth dump in national forest

Blountville man's arrest leads to large meth dump in national forest

April 24th, 2014 4:03 pm by Rain Smith

A man suspected in a brazen theft of pseudoephedrine from Bristol's Target — and spurring several police pursuits over multiple days — has been arrested in Sullivan County, leading authorities to a large meth dump site in the Cherokee National Forest.

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Man allegedly shoots neighbor's cat, then throws it back

Man allegedly shoots neighbor's cat, then throws it back

April 24th, 2014 2:43 pm by Rain Smith

A Bluff City woman called police to report that her cat had accidentally been let out of her home, at which point a neighbor shot it in the head, "in front of her children."

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NRA seeks universal gun law at national meeting

NRA seeks universal gun law at national meeting

April 24th, 2014 2:21 pm by CHARLES D. WILSON, Associated Press

The National Rifle Association's focus at this week's annual meeting is less about enacting additional state protections than on making sure the permits already issued still apply when the gun owners travel across the country.

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Teens charged as adults in Craigslist slaying

Teens charged as adults in Craigslist slaying

April 24th, 2014 1:54 pm by Associated Press

Two 17-year-old boys accused of murder in the fatal shooting of a Memphis man trying to sell his car on Craigslist will be tried as adults.

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US proposes pay-for-priority Internet standards

US proposes pay-for-priority Internet standards

April 24th, 2014 1:50 pm by RYAN NAKASHIMA, AP Business Writer

The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new Internet rules that would allow Internet service providers to charge content companies for faster delivery of their services over the so-called "last mile" connection to people's homes.

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Suspect in shootings at Jewish centers shows that hate is hard to handle

Suspect in shootings at Jewish centers shows that hate is hard to handle

April 24th, 2014 10:58 am by By Judy L. Thomas and Laura Bauer, The Kansas City Star (MCT)

Authorities and many who monitor hate groups didn't foresee that Frazier Glenn Miller Jr. would erupt, as prosecutors say he did this month, killing three people outside local Jewish centers.

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Haslam: Prayer to help guide execution decisions

Haslam: Prayer to help guide execution decisions

April 24th, 2014 7:15 am by Associated Press

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam says he will rely on prayer and advice from experts when he is faced with last-minute appeals from death row inmates facing execution.

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Early voting to begin in Kingsport,  Bristol

Early voting to begin in Kingsport, Bristol

April 24th, 2014 12:05 am by J. H. Osborne

Early voting began at the Sulllivan County Election Office in Blountville on April 16, and as of close of business Wednesday had drawn a much higher turnout than during the same period four years ago.

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Area law enforcement agencies participating in Drug Take-Back Day

Area law enforcement agencies participating in Drug Take-Back Day

April 23rd, 2014 11:09 pm by Nick Shepherd

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is held around the nation twice a year to raise awareness of permanent prescription drug disposal boxes available to the public.

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