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Regional chambers shift to neutral on potential Wellmont merger

Regional chambers shift to neutral on potential Wellmont merger

October 10th, 2014 9:33 pm by Nathan Baker

In the raging debate over the fate of the region's two hospital systems, the Tri-Cities' three business-oriented groups will remain as neutral as Switzerland - for the time being.

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City officials fire solid waste center manager, foreman after theft allegations

City officials fire solid waste center manager, foreman after theft allegations

October 10th, 2014 9:14 pm by Tony Hernandez, Knoxville News Sentinel

A manager and a foreman at Knoxville's solid waste transfer station have been fired after allegations of theft, gambling on duty, policy violations and other issues, officials said Friday.

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News Local News Elizabethton
Expanding history? Elizabethton to discuss increasing size of downtown district

Expanding history? Elizabethton to discuss increasing size of downtown district

October 10th, 2014 9:09 pm by John Thompson

Sections of downtown Elizabethton are included in the Elizabethton Historic District. The reason for the district is to preserve the appearance of many of the stores that were built during the 1920's rayon boom.

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Sports ETSU Sports
Eagles help Bucs stay near the top at BOT Intercollegiate

Eagles help Bucs stay near the top at BOT Intercollegiate

October 10th, 2014 8:32 pm by Joe Avento

Chris Hickman got his day started off right, and the rest of the East Tennessee State golf team followed right along.

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Sports UT Sports
Volunteers eager to end 3-game skid

Volunteers eager to end 3-game skid

October 10th, 2014 8:30 pm by AP

Tennessee's three-game losing streak has left the Volunteers hungry for victories. Butch Jones wants to make sure that attitude is apparent when his team takes the field Saturday against Football Championship Subdivision program Chattanooga.

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Crime Local News
Police: Man arrested for suspected role in Ala. crime

Police: Man arrested for suspected role in Ala. crime

October 10th, 2014 6:35 pm by Staff Report

Police said a city man was arrested after Alabama law enforcement told them he was suspected of robbing a woman in their jurisdiction.

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Judge strikes down NC gay marriage ban

Judge strikes down NC gay marriage ban

October 10th, 2014 5:50 pm by MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press

A federal judge in North Carolina has struck down the state's gay marriage ban, opening the way for the first same-sex weddings in the state to begin immediately.

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Tree falls on carport in Elizabethton

Tree falls on carport in Elizabethton

October 10th, 2014 4:46 pm by John Thompson

High winds on Thursday caused a tree to fall on a carport and storage building on Charlie Street.

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Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee voluntarily recalls Food for Kids backpack peanut butter

Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee voluntarily recalls Food for Kids backpack peanut butter

October 10th, 2014 3:45 pm by Staff Report

The food bank is asking every parent of a child who receives a bag of food through the Food For Kids Backpack Program to return the jar of peanut butter to their school.

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Entertainment Local Entertainment
American Idol winner Caleb Johnson to be in Kingsport Saturday for Walk to End ALS

American Idol winner Caleb Johnson to be in Kingsport Saturday for Walk to End ALS

October 10th, 2014 11:50 am by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease which affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord.

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