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Wellmont inks 3-year deal with UnitedHealthcare

Wellmont inks 3-year deal with UnitedHealthcare

June 18th, 2014 5:56 pm by For the Press

A Wellmont news release said the deal will enable Wellmont patients with UnitedHealthcare commercial, Medicare Advantage and Dual Complete plans to have uninterrupted access to Wellmont hospitals, facilities and medical practices.

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Developer on pace to complete student housing complex by summer

Developer on pace to complete student housing complex by summer

June 16th, 2014 9:57 pm by Nathan Baker

With construction in full swing, the builders of a 550-bed student housing complex on the former site of a Johnson City flooring manufacturer are confident the units will be complete in time for East Tennessee State University students to take up residenc

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Diners swarm to Tupelo Honey on opening day

Diners swarm to Tupelo Honey on opening day

June 16th, 2014 9:49 pm by Nathan Baker

The hivemind was squarely focused on biscuits, grits and banana pudding Monday afternoon, as hundreds swarmed Johnson City's historic former CC&O railroad depot for a taste of Tupelo Honey Cafe's Southern cuisine.

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n-tara Interactive celebrates 15 years

n-tara Interactive celebrates 15 years

June 15th, 2014 9:54 pm by Nathan Baker

From humble beginnings at the hands of two college faculty members, Johnson City's n-tara interactive has grown global in scope, helping household brands get their products into the hands of millions of consumers.

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Obama order forces Philly rail workers back on job

Obama order forces Philly rail workers back on job

June 14th, 2014 10:26 pm by MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press

President Barack Obama on Saturday forced union workers in Philadelphia's commuter rail strike to return to the job, granting Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's request to create a presidential emergency board to mediate the contract dispute.

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Eastman to provide UT engineering with $2 million in support

Eastman to provide UT engineering with $2 million in support

June 12th, 2014 11:39 am by Contributed - UT

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Engineering and Eastman Chemical Company have announced plans to provide for three new professor of practice positions, improve and renovate lab space and construct a new student lounge.

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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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