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  1. Eastman Chemical: No Health Impact From Plant ExplosionsRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2017 | The Daily News

    The Eastman Chemical Company says two coal gas explosions and a fire this week at its Tennessee chemical plant posed no threat to the environment or human health. Eastman says there were no serious injuries Wednesday at its Kingsport manufacturing facility from the blasts and fire.


  2. Tennessee Chemical Plant Explosion Spurs Shelter AdvisoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | The Daily News

    A chemical plant explosion in Tennessee has spurred a shelter-in-place advisory, though no injuries were reported. Eastman Chemical says the incident Wednesday morning resulted from a process disruption in the coal gasification area of its Kingsport manufacturing site, which was reported to authorities.


  3. Tennessee Approves Merger of Hospital SystemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | The Daily News

    News outlets report that the department announced Tuesday that Commissioner John Dreyzehner approved Kingsport-based Wellmont Health System and Johnson City-based Mountain States Health Alliance's application for a Certificate of Public Advantage to oversee the merger. The Federal Trade Commission opposes the merger, saying its benefits don't outweigh harm to consumers.


  4. 3 Charged With Election Law Violation in TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | The Daily News

    An investigation into election law violations during a municipal election in Tennessee has resulted in charges for three people, including a county commissioner and a city alderman. The Kingsport Times-News reports that Bluff City Alderman John Harrison , Sullivan County Commissioner Sherry Grubb and Brooke Morrell were each served on a charge of election law violation Friday.


  5. Repairs to Tennessee Dam to Cost $450MRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2017 | The Daily News

    The cost of repairing a 65-year-old dam in northeast Tennessee has risen by nearly 50 percent from what the Tennessee Valley Authority had originally estimated it would cost. Chattanooga Times Free Press reports the TVA now estimates it will cost $450 million and take another five years to fix seepage problems at the Boone Dam near Kingsport.


  6. Congressman Diagnosed With Early-Stage Prostate CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | The Daily News

    U.S. Rep. Phil Roe's office says he has been diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer and will undergo treatment next month in Tennessee. Roe's website said the cancer was discovered after a routine physical and that his prognosis is excellent.


  7. Prosecutors' Lawsuit Says Opioid Drug Makers Deceived PublicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | The Daily News

    A new lawsuit invokes the plight of a baby born dependent on opioid drugs, as three Tennessee prosecutors and the baby's guardian accuse several drug manufacturers of unleashing an epidemic through deceptive marketing that downplayed the risks of addiction to painkillers. "Baby Doe spent his first days in the neonatal intensive care unit writhing in agony as he went through detoxification," according to the suit filed Tuesday in the Sullivan County Circuit Court in Kingsport, Tennessee.


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