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Down to 6: Wellmont still looking for partner

Down to 6: Wellmont still looking for partner

June 12th, 2014 8:23 am by Nathan Baker

Out of nine health systems that answered Wellmont's request for proposals earlier this year, three are no longer under consideration, having failed to meet the specifications the board set for the new partner.

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Fight rages over definition of Tennessee whiskey

Fight rages over definition of Tennessee whiskey

June 11th, 2014 8:48 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

State lawmakers this summer are expected to return to the struggle of crafting the legal definition of Tennessee whiskey, whose history and lore is entwined in the state's identity as much as lobsters in Maine and crab cakes in Maryland.

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Tenn. drops investigation into liquor giant Diageo

Tenn. drops investigation into liquor giant Diageo

June 10th, 2014 9:32 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Alcohol regulators on Tuesday abruptly ended an investigation into whether global liquor giant Diageo PLC violated state laws by storing whiskey made in Tennessee in neighboring Kentucky.

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Wine-in-grocery-stores backers start petition drive in Tennessee

Wine-in-grocery-stores backers start petition drive in Tennessee

June 10th, 2014 7:24 am by Chas Sisk, The Tennessean

Red White and Food kicked off an effort to collect hundreds of thousands of signatures in the 156 communities where wine could be sold in grocery stores, if voters approve.

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MSHA to close mall's Health Resources Center

MSHA to close mall's Health Resources Center

June 9th, 2014 10:38 pm by Max Hrenda

One of the region's largest health care providers announced that one of its community outreach centers will close at the end of this month.

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Attorney general says lottery-ticket pooling operations prohibited in Tennessee

Attorney general says lottery-ticket pooling operations prohibited in Tennessee

June 9th, 2014 11:25 am by Tom Humphrey, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Pools at the office and among friends are still OK.

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Sweet taste of success: State official proclaims Ridgewood Tenn.'s best BBQ

Sweet taste of success: State official proclaims Ridgewood Tenn.'s best BBQ

June 6th, 2014 9:45 pm by Nathan Baker

Tennessee Commissioner of Economic and Community Development Bill Hagerty rolled up his sleeves Friday and got down to the dirty business of promoting the state's native businesses.

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City commissioners work on budget; mill property rezoned again

City commissioners work on budget; mill property rezoned again

June 6th, 2014 9:03 am by Gary B. Gray

The "budget process" has become more a season than a procedure for Johnson City this year, and the financial almanac calls for continued decreases in funding unless a remedy is found.

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Should retail stores be like the Wild West?

Should retail stores be like the Wild West?

June 5th, 2014 5:12 pm by By Kavita Kumarm Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (MCT)

Target has become the OK Corral of the open carry debate.

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Eastman coming back online, 'systems are stable'

Eastman coming back online, 'systems are stable'

June 5th, 2014 1:24 pm by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

The power outage caused a methanol release into the air and a wastewater discharge into the Holston River, according to Eastman.

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