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Wellmont continues to explore merger options

Wellmont continues to explore merger options

July 30th, 2014 9:23 pm by Nathan Baker

An announcement made Wednesday by Wellmont Health Systems regarding the status of the board of directors' search to explore merger options answers some questions, but leaves others without reply.

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E.W. Scripps Co. shedding newspaper assets; to form new company with Journal

E.W. Scripps Co. shedding newspaper assets; to form new company with Journal

July 30th, 2014 9:16 pm by Dan Monk, Scripps Newspapers

The E.W. Scripps Co. will say goodbye to newspapers and hello to radio in a merger and spinoff transaction with the parent company of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel newspaper.

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Jonesborough voters to decide grocery wine issue in November

Jonesborough voters to decide grocery wine issue in November

July 30th, 2014 9:09 pm by Nathan Baker

Voters in at least one Washington County municipality will decide in November whether wine will be allowed to be sold in their local grocery stores under a new state law.

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Commission to deal with Carter mayor's budget veto

Commission to deal with Carter mayor's budget veto

July 30th, 2014 8:56 pm by John Thompson

The Carter County Commission will meet in a special called session this morning to attempt to pass a budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year. The first step of the process will be to consider the veto of a Commission-approved budget by Mayor Leon Humphrey.

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Off the Wall News: East Tennessee man stabbed self in traffic

Off the Wall News: East Tennessee man stabbed self in traffic

July 30th, 2014 8:54 pm by Knoxville News-Sentinel

Police said he got on top of his car and stabbed himself in the stomach

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Douglas Dynamics, Bosch sites purchased; expansion of workforces expected

Douglas Dynamics, Bosch sites purchased; expansion of workforces expected

July 30th, 2014 8:53 pm by Nathan Baker

Years dormant manufacturing sites will soon see new activity as companies, workers and equipment move into two Johnson City industrial buildings.

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Systems pleased with TCAP scores

Systems pleased with TCAP scores

July 30th, 2014 8:50 pm by Tony Casey

As more details become available from this past school year's Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program testing results, school systems across the state will analyze and interpret their scores and how they will move forward.

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Suing Obama: GOP-led House gives the go-ahead

Suing Obama: GOP-led House gives the go-ahead

July 30th, 2014 8:41 pm by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

Obama and other Democrats derided the effort as a stunt aimed at tossing political red meat to conservative voters.

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UPDATE: Man loses leg in motorcycle crash on Greenwood Drive

UPDATE: Man loses leg in motorcycle crash on Greenwood Drive

July 30th, 2014 8:37 pm by Tony Casey and Max Hrenda, Press Staff Writers

Police have released more details in a Tuesday evening accident that left the operator of motorcycle without a leg and two others injured.

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Police: Partially clothed Erwin woman urinated on tombstone, assaulted cops

Police: Partially clothed Erwin woman urinated on tombstone, assaulted cops

July 30th, 2014 8:34 pm by Brad Hicks

Sarah Jane Marsh was arrested after the incident at Jobe Cemetery.

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