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UPDATE: Contract deadline looms for Wellmont, United HealthCare

UPDATE: Contract deadline looms for Wellmont, United HealthCare

May 6th, 2014 3:54 pm by Staff Report

Approximately 20,000 commercial and Medicare insurance policy holders with UnitedHealthcare in the Tri-Cities could lose their coverage at Wellmont Health System hospitals and associated physicians if the two companies can not reach a service agreement.

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Meth lab suspected in Carter County explosion

Meth lab suspected in Carter County explosion

May 6th, 2014 12:53 pm by John Thompson

Neighbors told the investigators they had seen a man run from the burning shed with his pants on fire from the knees down. The neighbors said the man was attempting to put the fire out by beating the flames with his hands.

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Carter County deputy placed on unpaid leave as allegations of 'inappropriate conduct' are investigated

Carter County deputy placed on unpaid leave as allegations of 'inappropriate conduct' are investigated

May 6th, 2014 12:40 pm by John Thompson

Sgt. Shane Watson was suspended on Monday after the department received the complaint from a witness.

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Dollywood's newest roller coaster to be featured on 'American Pickers'

Dollywood's newest roller coaster to be featured on 'American Pickers'

May 6th, 2014 11:36 am by Contributed to the Press

American Pickers' Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz set out on a journey to find fun and rare items to include in the unique theming of FireChaser Express. Results of their hard work can be seen during the Dollywood episode premiere on Wednesday, May 7, at 9 p.m

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Police: Man was intoxicated when he burned infant's face with cigarette

Police: Man was intoxicated when he burned infant's face with cigarette

May 6th, 2014 10:32 am by Staff Report

Johnson City police reportedly responded to a home on an unrelated domestic call when they noticed the burn on the 9-month-old child's face.

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UPDATE: Escaped Greene County inmate captured

UPDATE: Escaped Greene County inmate captured

May 6th, 2014 10:18 am by Staff Report

Shelton, who escaped from the Greene County Workhouse on May 3, was taken into custody Tuesday morning in Pigeon Forge.

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Collins Larson's first Easter - VIDEO

May 6th, 2014 9:57 am by Steve and Denise Arnold

Collins Larson's first Easter in Austin, Texas.

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TVA to cut more than 10 percent of jobs

TVA to cut more than 10 percent of jobs

May 6th, 2014 9:54 am by AP

TVA: 750 employees have retired or resigned through a voluntary incentive program, another 1,000 vacant positions are being eliminated and more cuts are on the way.

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Collier and McKeel whiskey sold to California group

Collier and McKeel whiskey sold to California group

May 6th, 2014 9:35 am by AP

Tennessee Distilling Co. is selling its brands including Collier and McKeel Tennessee Whiskey to California-based North Coast Spirits.

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