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Eastman reports 'record results' in second quarter

Eastman reports 'record results' in second quarter

July 28th, 2015 1:11 am by Hank Hayes

As for the outlook for full year 2015, Eastman Chairman and CEO Mark Costa said: "Our earnings outlook for the year has improved due to our record second-quarter earnings and our strong first half of the year."

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Boy Scouts of America ends total ban on gay adults

Boy Scouts of America ends total ban on gay adults

July 27th, 2015 11:08 pm by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

The Boy Scouts of America on Monday ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons.

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U.S., Turkey plan for 'safe zone' free of IS in northern Syria

U.S., Turkey plan for 'safe zone' free of IS in northern Syria

July 27th, 2015 11:05 pm by ZEINA KARAM and JULIE PACE, Associated Press

Turkey and the United States have agreed on the outlines of a plan to rout the Islamic State group from a strip of Syrian territory along the Turkish border. The move further embroils Turkey, a key NATO ally, in Syria's civil war.

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Man charged after shooting himself

Man charged after shooting himself

July 27th, 2015 3:41 pm by Rain Smith

Some witnesses said he was waving a handgun in his right hand when it fired, while another said it was in his pocket when he was pushed down, causing the weapon to discharge.

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Boy Scout leaders vote on ending blanket ban on gay adults

Boy Scout leaders vote on ending blanket ban on gay adults

July 27th, 2015 3:00 pm by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

The new policy, aimed at easing a controversy that has embroiled the Boy Scouts for decades, would take effect immediately if approved by the BSA's 80-member National Executive Board.

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Miner injured in roof bolt machine mishap

Miner injured in roof bolt machine mishap

July 27th, 2015 2:48 pm by Stephen Igo

A roof bolt machine operator got his left arm twisted around the drill steel while installing a roof bolt in Paramont Coal Co.'s No. 26 Mine in Dickenson County.

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George Willis marks 50 years as pastor at Midway Baptist

George Willis marks 50 years as pastor at Midway Baptist

July 27th, 2015 2:15 pm by Marci Gore

After five decades as pastor of Midway Baptist Church in Scott County, George Willis, 84, says he has no plans to retire.

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Jury convicts Rogersville man for pipe attacks

Jury convicts Rogersville man for pipe attacks

July 27th, 2015 12:57 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Rogersville man who was arrested for reportedly striking three people with a metal pipe during an altercation provoked by unwanted flirting was convicted by a Hawkins County jury Friday on two counts of aggravated assault.

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Lifesaving Crew starts its annual fundraiser

Lifesaving Crew starts its annual fundraiser

July 27th, 2015 10:02 am by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT - An organization that specializes in rescuing people is asking the community for a little help themselves.

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New inquiry into Clinton emails fuels political questions

New inquiry into Clinton emails fuels political questions

July 27th, 2015 8:50 am by LISA LERER and ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

A new letter by intelligence investigators says secret government information may have been compromised in Hillary Rodham Clinton's private server, underscoring an inescapable reality for her presidential campaign: Email is forever.

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