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TVA biologists get to bottom of Watauga River habitats

TVA biologists get to bottom of Watauga River habitats

May 14th, 2015 10:20 am by Nathan Baker

During a biological survey Tuesday in the Watauga River, it was the small fry that drew the interest of the Tennessee Valley Authority's biologists., but that doesn't mean the study was boring.

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Mountain States seeks new leader for Unicoi County hospital in wake of administrator's exit

Mountain States seeks new leader for Unicoi County hospital in wake of administrator's exit

May 14th, 2015 9:47 am by Staff Report

Mountain States named Chase Wilson, previously the chief financial officer for the the company's Southeast Market, as interim administrator for Unicoi County Memorial Hospital.

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Retailers benefit as price of cigarettes goes up in Tennessee under new markup law

Retailers benefit as price of cigarettes goes up in Tennessee under new markup law

May 13th, 2015 9:24 am by Associated Press

The proceeds won't be landing in state tax coffers.

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Erwin National Fish Hatchery gets "permanent" funding

Erwin National Fish Hatchery gets "permanent" funding

May 11th, 2015 10:01 pm by Gary B. Gray

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander announced Monday a "permanent" funding fix for three regional trout hatcheries, including the Erwin National Fish Hatchery, in which the Tennessee Valley Authority will reimburse the facilities $1 million annually to stay in oper

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Should the Johnson City Power Board offer high-speed Internet?

Should the Johnson City Power Board offer high-speed Internet?

May 11th, 2015 10:07 am by Johnson City Press

Currently, local DSL and cable companies offer download speeds of up to 20 and 60 Mbps, respectively, but the upload speeds are often in the single-digits.

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Johnson City Press job fair to be held tomorrow

Johnson City Press job fair to be held tomorrow

May 11th, 2015 9:29 am by Staff Report

An event Tuesday aims to help hundreds of local people find new jobs or careers.

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Employees go unpaid at Kingsport solar glass maker

Employees go unpaid at Kingsport solar glass maker

May 7th, 2015 7:50 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Employees of a Kingsport glass making company are saying they have not been paid, with one employee saying some haven't been paid for weeks and even then some of the paychecks have bounced.

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Health systems set joint task force for merger talks

Health systems set joint task force for merger talks

May 7th, 2015 9:57 am by Nathan Baker

Setting designees for what will surely be a full slate of meetings in leather chairs at conference room tables, the leaders of Wellmont Health System and Mountain State Health Alliance announced Wednesday the makeup of a joint task force.

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TVA awaits federal decision on fuel made from nuclear weapons

TVA awaits federal decision on fuel made from nuclear weapons

May 6th, 2015 12:59 pm by Dave Flessner, Chattanooga Times Free Press

The U.S. military appears to be backing off from its plans to produce plutonium fuel (MOX) for TVA nuclear plants derived from surplus bomb materials from America's nuclear arsenal.

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