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Eastman posts "best ever" earnings, 32 percent sales increase

Eastman posts "best ever" earnings, 32 percent sales increase

July 29th, 2013 5:00 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT - Eastman Chemical Co. reported “best ever” earnings and a 32 percent increase in sales in this year’s second-quarter financial results compared to the second quarter of 2012.

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Police: Call about drugs in backpack leads to bath salts charges

Police: Call about drugs in backpack leads to bath salts charges

July 29th, 2013 4:51 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — Two people were arrested on drug charges after a complaint about a man carrying drugs in a backpack, according to police.

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Swiss TV: Police say 44 injured in train collision

Swiss TV: Police say 44 injured in train collision

July 29th, 2013 3:42 pm by Associated Press

At least 44 people were injured, four of them seriously, in a head-on collision of two trains in western Switzerland late Monday, Swiss television reported, citing police.

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Estimate of French diamond heist raised to $136M

Estimate of French diamond heist raised to $136M

July 29th, 2013 3:28 pm by JAMEY KEATEN,Associated Press

Wearing a scarf to mask his face, the gunman held up at least three security guards and then fled the luxury Cannes hotel roughly a minute later with $136 million in diamond jewelry, more than twice the initial estimated worth of the loot.

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Police find man lying in road with pillow, liquor

Police find man lying in road with pillow, liquor

July 29th, 2013 3:14 pm by Rain Smith

Shortly before 6 a.m., police responded to a report of a man sprawled across Princeton Road. The caller said the man appears to be alive, but is unresponsive.

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Tennessee school districts show sustained growth on statewide assessments

Tennessee school districts show sustained growth on statewide assessments

July 29th, 2013 2:20 pm by Staff Report

Scores increased for the majority of districts in nearly every subject. The district-by-district results follow continued improvement at the state level, where students made gains, particularly in STEM subjects.

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Man charged with kidnapping Kingsport children

Man charged with kidnapping Kingsport children

July 29th, 2013 1:09 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — A man has been arrested for reportedly taking his girlfriend's children during a weekend domestic dispute, forcing Kingsport police to contact him several times before the children were located.

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KPD: Man wrecks while fleeing police with child in car

KPD: Man wrecks while fleeing police with child in car

July 29th, 2013 12:08 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — A Kingsport man faces felony charges after allegedly crashing his car into a culvert while fleeing police — partially submerging his vehicle and tossing a child from her car seat onto the floorboard.

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Pope Francis says he won't judge gay priests

Pope Francis says he won't judge gay priests

July 29th, 2013 11:26 am by NICOLE WINFIELD,Associated Press

Pope Francis reached out to gays, saying he won't judge priests for their sexual orientation in a remarkably open and wide-ranging news conference Monday as he returned from his first foreign trip.

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Undercover operation nets 45 in Greene County

Undercover operation nets 45 in Greene County

July 29th, 2013 11:02 am by NET News Service

Authorities rounded up 45 people Monday morning on drug and other charges from an undercover operation, Greene County Sheriff Steve Burns announced in a news release.

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