Johnson City Press Friday, August 29, 2014
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Power outage shuts down operations at Eastman, results in wastewater discharge

Power outage shuts down operations at Eastman, results in wastewater discharge

June 4th, 2014 11:58 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

Eastman Chemical Company's Kingsport site experienced a widespread power outage that resulted in an unplanned shutdown of its operations about 10 this morning.

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Renowned neuroscientist joins ETSU's Quillen College of Medicine, brings two NIH grants

Renowned neuroscientist joins ETSU's Quillen College of Medicine, brings two NIH grants

June 4th, 2014 9:32 am by Contributed to the Press

Dr. Theo Hagg is Quillen's chair of Biomedical Sciences. He specializes in brain and spinal cord disorders.

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Grocery stores look to become one-stop shop for wining, dining

Grocery stores look to become one-stop shop for wining, dining

June 3rd, 2014 10:50 pm by Nathan Baker

Petitions are already circulating in Northeast Tennessee to trigger referendum votes to allow wine in food stores, but the campaign is set to begin in earnest next week.

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Ridgewood voted king of barbecue

Ridgewood voted king of barbecue

June 2nd, 2014 10:23 pm by Nathan Baker

The Bluff City restaurant beat all its peers in the state for the title of best barbecue, as decided by a Facebook poll posted on the page for the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development.

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ETSU pharmacy professor makes cover of national magazine

ETSU pharmacy professor makes cover of national magazine

June 2nd, 2014 9:30 am by Contributed to the Press

In the April issue, Sarah Melton was the subject of the magazine's "Provider Status Profile." For the May issue, she is featured on the cover for a story about managing patients with psychiatric disorders.

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States move to blunt Obama carbon reduction plan

States move to blunt Obama carbon reduction plan

June 1st, 2014 10:27 pm by DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press

As President Barack Obama prepares to announce tougher new air quality standards, lawmakers in several states already are trying to blunt the impact on aging coal-fired power plants that feed electricity to millions of consumers.

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Wellmont, UnitedHealthcare extend negotiations on new deal

Wellmont, UnitedHealthcare extend negotiations on new deal

May 31st, 2014 9:35 am by Nathan Baker

Wellmont Health System and UnitedHealthcare now have three more weeks to publicly shame one another into reaching a deal for medical reimbursements, while tens of thousands of people in the region wait to find out if they will have to pay out-of-network c

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Haslam: Tennessee back in talks with VW

Haslam: Tennessee back in talks with VW

May 30th, 2014 11:35 am by Associated Press

VW is close to making a decision on where it will build a new SUV.

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U-Haul looks to haul out of downtown, into new location

U-Haul looks to haul out of downtown, into new location

May 29th, 2014 8:34 pm by Gary B. Gray

U-Haul will close on the former Lowe's and Fun Expedition site at 2805 N. Roan St. on June 4, allowing the company to relocate its downtown business and opening the door for Johnson City's pursuit of a large storm water project at the site.

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New scanner quickens UCMH diagnoses time

New scanner quickens UCMH diagnoses time

May 29th, 2014 10:10 am by Brad Hicks

"What this scanner brings to this rural setting is high-end care."

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