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Health care goes ‘viral,’ local health workers not ready to sign up residents for Obamacare plans

Health care goes ‘viral,’ local health workers not ready to sign up residents for Obamacare plans

October 2nd, 2013 9:07 pm by Nathan Baker

Like the government’s overtaxed health care marketplace website, some local health workers aren’t quite ready to begin serving residents hoping to sign up for the insurance plans offered by the rollout of the Affordable Care Act.

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Medical professionals to get immediate access to information

Medical professionals to get immediate access to information

October 2nd, 2013 11:02 am by Jennifer Sprouse

Instead of waiting days to find out test results from a procedure, patients, doctors and health care providers now have the option to obtain medical information via a secure electronic service.

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Johnson City outskirts hit by long construction delays, too

Johnson City outskirts hit by long construction delays, too

October 1st, 2013 8:41 pm by Nathan Baker

While businesses in the heart of downtown Johnson City deal with monthlong construction delays and inadvertent flooding, some on the city’s outskirts are being affected by roadwork of their own.

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2013 Johnson City Press Reader's Choice Best of the Best Awards Banquet

October 1st, 2013 1:33 pm by Staff Report

See photo's of the 2013 Johnson City Press Reader's Choice Award Winners in attendance at the 1st Annual Reader's Choice Best of the Best Awards Banquet.

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Keeling resigns from economic development council

Keeling resigns from economic development council

October 1st, 2013 9:24 am by Nathan Baker

Jeff Keeling, the Washington County Economic Development Council’s Director of Marketing and Community Relations, will leave the organization at the end of the month to resume a career in journalism.

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WJHL announces retransmission consent contract with DISH expired Monday night

WJHL announces retransmission consent contract with DISH expired Monday night

October 1st, 2013 8:53 am by Staff report

Since a new retransmission consent contract was not reached, by law, DISH cannot carry certain local television stations owned, operated, or serviced by Media General Inc. on its satellite system.

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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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