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Federal trial over Gulf oil spill resumes

Federal trial over Gulf oil spill resumes

September 30th, 2013 10:26 am by MICHAEL KUNZELMAN — Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS — The federal trial over the 2010 BP oil spill resumed Monday with a focus on the company's response to the disaster, with billions of dollars at stake as the two sides argue over how much oil spewed into the Gulf of Mexico.

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What's going there?

What's going there?

September 29th, 2013 8:02 pm by Nathan Baker

After a few years of lackluster growth, contractors are once again dusting off their shovels and sharpening their circular saws.

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Hill says he may vote for reconstructed wine bill

Hill says he may vote for reconstructed wine bill

September 27th, 2013 9:20 pm by Gary B. Gray

Republican state Rep. Matthew Hill said Friday he neither supports nor opposes a bill to allow supermarket wine in Tennessee, but he is willing to re-engage in that debate when the 108th General Assembly convenes in January.

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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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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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Mullican Flooring coming down to make way for apartment complex

Mullican Flooring coming down to make way for apartment complex

September 27th, 2013 8:30 am by Nathan Baker

This week, contractor JW Demolition began tearing down the 180,000-square-foot Mullican Flooring building for Charlotte, N.C.-based Monarch Ventures, which intends to build Monarch 815, a 550-bed luxury apartment complex on the property for students at Ea

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NET Trans officials, mechanics, offered severance packages

NET Trans officials, mechanics, offered severance packages

September 26th, 2013 9:41 pm by Gary B. Gray

The First Tennessee Human Resource Agency has offered exit incentive packages to 13 NET Trans administrators and two mechanics, including its director, Tim Jaynes.

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Public Building Authority likely to need infusion from city

Public Building Authority likely to need infusion from city

September 26th, 2013 12:48 pm by Nathan Baker

The Johnson City Public Building Authority will likely need an infusion of cash from the city by the end of the agency’s fiscal year to continue operations, board Chairman Mike Eddy said Wednesday.

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Familiar breads return to markets

Familiar breads return to markets

September 25th, 2013 10:28 am by Nathan Baker

Starting Monday, Merita and Wonder breads were restocked on local shelves after the brands’ purchase by national baked goods producer Flowers Foods.

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