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Three dead of possible carbon monoxide poisoning in Morgan County

Three dead of possible carbon monoxide poisoning in Morgan County

April 5th, 2015 9:12 pm by Hayes Hickman, Knoxville News Sentinel

A Morgan County father and two children have been discovered dead of apparent carbon monoxide poisoning from the fumes of a gas-powered generator being used inside a home, authorities said Sunday.

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Bill aims to legalize use of cannabis oil by suffering Tennesseans

Bill aims to legalize use of cannabis oil by suffering Tennesseans

April 5th, 2015 6:50 pm by Kate Belz, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Sporting a pale pink helmet and flanked by her faithful German shepherd, 5-year-old Cora Vowell looks ready to hop on a tricycle, or maybe go barreling headfirst into a backyard football game.

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Indiana faces long road to restore image after religious law

Indiana faces long road to restore image after religious law

April 5th, 2015 6:46 pm by LAURYN SCHROEDER, Associated Press

Indiana tourism agencies are rolling out campaigns emphasizing that everyone is welcome, but it might not be enough to quickly restore the state's battered image after a backlash over its religious objections law.

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Giant atom smasher starts up after 2-year shutdown

Giant atom smasher starts up after 2-year shutdown

April 5th, 2015 6:41 pm by Associated Press

The world's biggest particle accelerator is back in action after a two-year shutdown and upgrade, embarking on a new mission that scientists hope could give them a look into the unseen dark universe.

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Area's elite squads square off at Tri-Cities Track Classic

Area's elite squads square off at Tri-Cities Track Classic

April 4th, 2015 10:52 pm by Ivan Sanders, Press Correspondent

The Tri-Cities Track Classic kicked off to a chilly start for athletes who overcame the cold, early-morning temperatures to heat up the action both in track and field events at Kermit Tipton Stadium.

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Triple B Brewery grand opening kicks off Tri-Cities Craft Beer Week

Triple B Brewery grand opening kicks off Tri-Cities Craft Beer Week

April 4th, 2015 10:39 pm by Jessica Fuller

Three years ago, the Tri-Cities area was home to two local breweries.

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Health care systems see positives for patients with merger

Health care systems see positives for patients with merger

April 4th, 2015 10:35 pm by Tony Casey

In seeking a merger with Wellmont Health System, of course Mountain States Health Alliance's current president and CEO Alan Levine would say positive things about the coming together of the two biggest health care providers in the region.

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Merger faces state, federal scrutiny

Merger faces state, federal scrutiny

April 4th, 2015 10:33 pm by Gary B. Gray

One very key word appearing regularly in recent press releases and other official statements about the merger of Mountain States Health Alliance and Wellmont Health System is "potential."

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ETSU's role in local heath care will grow as result of merger

ETSU's role in local heath care will grow as result of merger

April 4th, 2015 10:29 pm by Nathan Baker

A strengthened partnership between a merged Mountain States Health Alliance and Wellmont Health System and East Tennessee State University could be a boon for research opportunities and the general health of the region, college officials say.

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Merger's effect on local economy: New entity would employ 15,000 workers

Merger's effect on local economy: New entity would employ 15,000 workers

April 4th, 2015 10:26 pm by Nathan Baker

The four signatures laid out in blue ink Thursday by the leadership of the area's two hospital systems will bleed into the lives of nearly every person in the region.

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