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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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YUM-YUM: The Power of the Bite

March 27th, 2015 10:22 am by Staff Report

Food lovers and art lovers united at Nelson Fine Art Center during YUM-YUM: The Power of the Bite.

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Creekers BBQ Still Smokin' in Carter County

Creekers BBQ Still Smokin' in Carter County

March 27th, 2015 9:33 am by Mystery Diner

Being the Mystery Diner means your objectivity gets a workout each and every time you stick your knees under a restaurant table and pick up a menu. This is especially true when the table and menu in question are located at a barbecue joint.

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State gun bill still on upward trajectory

State gun bill still on upward trajectory

March 26th, 2015 8:23 pm by Nathan Baker

On Wednesday, Jonesborough Rep. Micah Van Huss asked the House's State Government subcommittee to roll his much-anticipated bill designating the Barrett Model 82A1 rifle as the official firearm of the state into 2016.

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Blount County plant to add 200 jobs if federal loan approved

Blount County plant to add 200 jobs if federal loan approved

March 26th, 2015 2:08 pm by Associated Press

The Alcoa plant in Blount County is expected to add 200 jobs if a federal loan get final approval.

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Coffee shop prospects stop progress on Lot 8 plot

Coffee shop prospects stop progress on Lot 8 plot

March 26th, 2015 11:47 am by Nathan Baker

The potential developer of a landlocked State of Franklin Road property opposite East Tennessee State University will wait a few more months before finalizing plans for the land to see what the college has brewing in a nearby plot.

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ETSU football stadium project gets 'One Million Bucs'

ETSU football stadium project gets 'One Million Bucs'

March 25th, 2015 11:39 am by Nathan Baker

East Tennessee State University scored its first major public donation toward the school's football stadium project Wednesday, receiving a larger-than-lifesize check for "One Million Bucs" from Roadrunner Markets and Dunkin' Donuts.

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Heinz buying Kraft, creating $28 billion food giant

Heinz buying Kraft, creating $28 billion food giant

March 25th, 2015 9:18 am by Michelle Chapman, AP Business Writer

H.J. Heinz Co. is buying Kraft Foods, creating one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world with annual revenue of about $28 billion.

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