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Volkswagen seeks to increase planned expansion by 25 percent

Volkswagen seeks to increase planned expansion by 25 percent

April 6th, 2015 9:30 am by Associated Press

VW plant spokesman Scott Wilson said the company has decided to increase the size of the body shop to accommodate future production needs.

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Indiana faces long road to restore image after religious law

Indiana faces long road to restore image after religious law

April 5th, 2015 6:46 pm by LAURYN SCHROEDER, Associated Press

Indiana tourism agencies are rolling out campaigns emphasizing that everyone is welcome, but it might not be enough to quickly restore the state's battered image after a backlash over its religious objections law.

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Giant atom smasher starts up after 2-year shutdown

Giant atom smasher starts up after 2-year shutdown

April 5th, 2015 6:41 pm by Associated Press

The world's biggest particle accelerator is back in action after a two-year shutdown and upgrade, embarking on a new mission that scientists hope could give them a look into the unseen dark universe.

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Triple B Brewery grand opening kicks off Tri-Cities Craft Beer Week

Triple B Brewery grand opening kicks off Tri-Cities Craft Beer Week

April 4th, 2015 10:39 pm by Jessica Fuller

Three years ago, the Tri-Cities area was home to two local breweries.

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Merger faces state, federal scrutiny

Merger faces state, federal scrutiny

April 4th, 2015 10:33 pm by Gary B. Gray

One very key word appearing regularly in recent press releases and other official statements about the merger of Mountain States Health Alliance and Wellmont Health System is "potential."

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Merger's effect on local economy: New entity would employ 15,000 workers

Merger's effect on local economy: New entity would employ 15,000 workers

April 4th, 2015 10:26 pm by Nathan Baker

The four signatures laid out in blue ink Thursday by the leadership of the area's two hospital systems will bleed into the lives of nearly every person in the region.

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Burger building is fun at Johnson City's Burger Bar

April 3rd, 2015 9:08 am by Mystery Diner

Yes, the Mystery Diner is still on his diet. No, it has not been a walk in the park. More like a walk through the neighborhood.

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'Better together:' Wellmont, Mountain States officially announce merger plans

'Better together:' Wellmont, Mountain States officially announce merger plans

April 2nd, 2015 7:51 pm by Nathan Baker

After decades of fierce competition for patients in the region, Wellmont Health System and Mountain States Health Alliance hope to create the peanut butter cup of health care providers, aiming to combine into an organization that is better together.

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Pre-announcement release gives more details on health system merger

Pre-announcement release gives more details on health system merger

April 2nd, 2015 10:48 am by Nathan Baker

Mountain States Health Alliance and Wellmont Health System confirms their intentions to enter into a joined organization.

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Sound off: Is a Wellmont, MSHA merger good for the region?

Sound off: Is a Wellmont, MSHA merger good for the region?

April 2nd, 2015 8:57 am by Johnson City Press

Tell us what you think.

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