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Matthew Hill says he may reverse course and support supermarket wine in Tennessee

Matthew Hill says he may reverse course and support supermarket wine in Tennessee

September 27th, 2013 10:52 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The Tennessee House chairman who cast a deciding vote against a bill seeking to allow supermarket wine sales in the state said Thursday that he's willing to reconsider the measure next session.

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Wellmont, UnitedHealthcare renew relationship

Wellmont, UnitedHealthcare renew relationship

September 27th, 2013 10:45 am by Hank Hayes — Kingsport Times-News

KINGSPORT - Northeast Tennessee Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in UnitedHealthcare’s Medicare Advantage plans will continue to have access to care at Wellmont Health System facilities, Wellmont announced Friday.

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Police: 2 caught making meth in Elizabethton woods near apartment complex

Police: 2 caught making meth in Elizabethton woods near apartment complex

September 27th, 2013 10:25 am by John Thompson

Two Lynnwood Apartments residents were arrested late Thursday night on accusations that they were making meth in a wooded area behind a residence near the complex.

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Hearing set after Judge Cupp called out Distric Attorney Clark canceled

Hearing set after Judge Cupp called out Distric Attorney Clark canceled

September 27th, 2013 10:08 am by Becky Campbell

The hearing that District Attorney General Tony Clark was indirectly ordered to attend — scheduled for Thursday — to tell a judge why two similar vehicular homicide cases were handled so differently was canceled about two hours before it was supposed to s

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Wellmont, United Healthcare avoid deadline, reach deal on services

Wellmont, United Healthcare avoid deadline, reach deal on services

September 27th, 2013 9:57 am by Staff Report

Wellmont Health System and United Healthcare reached a deal this week to continue providing in-network benefits at local hospitals.

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Kingsport man charged with rape by JC police listed on sex offender registry

Kingsport man charged with rape by JC police listed on sex offender registry

September 27th, 2013 9:53 am by Staff report

A Kingsport man was charged with attacking and raping a woman who was walking down the road early this morning.

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Climate panel: warming 'extremely likely' man-made

Climate panel: warming 'extremely likely' man-made

September 27th, 2013 9:32 am by KARL RITTER — Associated Press

STOCKHOLM — Scientists can now say with extreme confidence that human activity is the dominant cause of the global warming observed since the 1950s, a new report by an international scientific group said Friday.

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Legislators will meet to discuss ETSU custodial outsourcing

Legislators will meet to discuss ETSU custodial outsourcing

September 27th, 2013 9:18 am by Gary B. Gray

State legislators will meet next week to learn more about East Tennessee State University’s possible switch to contracted custodial services.

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Johnson City Firefighters and government programs in Friday's Forum

Johnson City Firefighters and government programs in Friday's Forum

September 27th, 2013 8:41 am by Staff Report

Readers weigh in on firefighters and government programs.

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If you love your pets, have them vaccinated

If you love your pets, have them vaccinated

September 27th, 2013 8:38 am by Staff Report

Saturday is World Rabies Day — a time to call attention to the serious public health and safety risks posed by unvaccinated pets.

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