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City commissioners work on budget; mill property rezoned again

City commissioners work on budget; mill property rezoned again

June 6th, 2014 9:03 am by Gary B. Gray

The "budget process" has become more a season than a procedure for Johnson City this year, and the financial almanac calls for continued decreases in funding unless a remedy is found.

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Should retail stores be like the Wild West?

Should retail stores be like the Wild West?

June 5th, 2014 5:12 pm by By Kavita Kumarm Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (MCT)

Target has become the OK Corral of the open carry debate.

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Eastman coming back online, 'systems are stable'

Eastman coming back online, 'systems are stable'

June 5th, 2014 1:24 pm by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

The power outage caused a methanol release into the air and a wastewater discharge into the Holston River, according to Eastman.

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Update: Eastman searching for cause of power outage that shut down plant, triggered emissions discharges

Update: Eastman searching for cause of power outage that shut down plant, triggered emissions discharges

June 5th, 2014 8:30 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

The company was "in the process of conducting a safe and orderly restart of operations and assessing the potential business and financial impacts of the shutdown."

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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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