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Eastman Chemical sued over West Virginia chemical spill

Eastman Chemical sued over West Virginia chemical spill

January 16th, 2014 9:11 am by Knoxville News-Sentinel

Eastman is among the defendants named in a suit filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Charleston, W. Va., according to published reports.

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Bristol, Va., J.C. Penney to close by May

Bristol, Va., J.C. Penney to close by May

January 15th, 2014 5:42 pm by Staff Report

The J. C. Penney department store in a Tri-Cities mall is one of 33 identified as underperforming and slated for closure by the national chain.

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MSHA to eliminate 161 positions in 90 days

MSHA to eliminate 161 positions in 90 days

January 15th, 2014 1:11 pm by Nathan Baker

One of the Tri-Cities’ largest employers announced plans to eliminate 161 occupied and vacant positions Wednesday, pointing to decreasing revenues attributed to recent health care reform efforts.

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New barbecue restaurant coming to Johnson City shopping center

New barbecue restaurant coming to Johnson City shopping center

January 15th, 2014 9:03 am by Nathan Baker

Dickey's Barbecue Pit aims to bring a Texas twang to the local dining landscape.

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‘Dine Around’ continues Tweetsie Trail excitement

‘Dine Around’ continues Tweetsie Trail excitement

January 13th, 2014 9:31 pm by Tony Casey

At Monday afternoon’s announcement of Tweetsie Trail fundraiser “Dine Around,” trail Task Force Chairman Dr. Dan Schumaier gave all involved parties a chance to talk about the trail. One word kept resurfacing: excitement.

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Nearby residents unhappy with evolution of Evolve plan

Nearby residents unhappy with evolution of Evolve plan

January 13th, 2014 9:16 pm by Nathan Baker

A proposed apartment complex on the site of a defunct flour mill will offer options for student renters, a revelation that some nearby residents weren’t exactly happy to hear.

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Wellmont to explore options for the future, possible affiliation with another system

Wellmont to explore options for the future, possible affiliation with another system

January 9th, 2014 10:38 am by Nathan Baker

Wellmont Health System CEO Denny DeNarvaez and board of directors Chairman Buddy Scott said Thursday that the board has begun a process to evaluate the possibility of aligning with another health system.

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TVA region sets single-day record for electric use

TVA region sets single-day record for electric use

January 9th, 2014 10:00 am by AP

The TVA says it supplied a total of 703 gigawatt-hours of electricity over 24 hours on Tuesday amid a wave of arctic weather.

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New downtown business offers music, coffee

New downtown business offers music, coffee

January 9th, 2014 8:44 am by Nathan Baker

Teri Dosher opened the Willow Tree Coffeehouse and Music Room last week at 216 E. Main St., achieving a dream she’s been envisioning for years.

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Vonderfecht to be named 2014 Foundation Spirit Award winner

Vonderfecht to be named 2014 Foundation Spirit Award winner

January 8th, 2014 11:14 am by Staff Report

Annual award given to a person "who has passion for his or her community, is recognized as a leader in the region, is highly respected among peers and has demonstrated support for Mountain States Health Alliance’s mission while giving unselfishly of his o

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