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Elizabethton's Chicken Charlie has flown the coop

Elizabethton's Chicken Charlie has flown the coop

April 2nd, 2015 8:38 am by John Thompson

Middleton sells eight KFCs ... and swaps chicken tales with new owner

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Health system merger announcement set for Thursday

Health system merger announcement set for Thursday

April 1st, 2015 11:53 am by Staff Report

Health care leaders are expected to announce a merger between the region's two hospital systems at a press conference scheduled at 2 p.m. Thursday at Kingsport's MeadowView Conference Resort & Convention Center.

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Academy Sports to open April 24

Academy Sports to open April 24

April 1st, 2015 11:05 am by Staff Report

The Academy Sports + Outdoors retail store currently under construction in Johnson City now has an opening date.

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Mountain States CEO confirms merger in email to employees

Mountain States CEO confirms merger in email to employees

March 31st, 2015 10:13 pm by Nathan Baker

In an email to thousands of the health care system's employees, Mountain States Health Alliance CEO Alan Levine confirmed a partnership agreement with the Johnson City-based hospital organization and neighboring Wellmont Health System.

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Tri-Cities Craft Beer Week: It's almost time to pour

Tri-Cities Craft Beer Week: It's almost time to pour

March 31st, 2015 9:44 pm by Tony Casey

Area craft beer drinkers, home brewers, brewmasters and even politicians can rejoice as Tri-Cities Craft Beer Week is about to begin.

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3D print technology provides 'robohand' to 7-year-old girl

3D print technology provides 'robohand' to 7-year-old girl

March 31st, 2015 9:29 pm by JOHN ROGERS, Associated Press

Seven-year-old Faith Lennox never thought much about putting a prosthetic limb where her missing left hand had once been.

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Tri-Cities health systems quiet as merger meeting looms

Tri-Cities health systems quiet as merger meeting looms

March 31st, 2015 5:03 pm by Nathan Baker

As unconfirmed rumors of a merger between the region's only health care systems continue to swirl, those with the ability to confirm or dispel the business transaction are keeping latex-gloved fingers firmly pressed to their lips.

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Reports: MSHA, Wellmont to announce merger on Thursday

Reports: MSHA, Wellmont to announce merger on Thursday

March 30th, 2015 9:21 pm by Rick Wagner, NET NEWS SERVICE

Wellmont Health System is set to announce a merger with Mountain States Health Alliance on Thursday, according to broadcast reports citing no source within either system.

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Haslam urges lawmakers to look beyond politics on Medicaid expansion

Haslam urges lawmakers to look beyond politics on Medicaid expansion

March 30th, 2015 1:52 pm by Erik Schelzig, Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam on Monday urged fellow Republicans to look beyond political considerations as they prepare to vote on a revived version of his Insure Tennessee proposal.

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Local municipalities watching FCC, Tenn. lawsuit

Local municipalities watching FCC, Tenn. lawsuit

March 28th, 2015 10:12 pm by Nathan Baker

Changes in the regulation of utilities offering broadband Internet, currently occurring elsewhere in the state, could ultimately bring faster and less expensive services to local communities, though not without battles in courtrooms and statehouses first.

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