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Health systems set joint task force for merger talks

Health systems set joint task force for merger talks

May 7th, 2015 9:57 am by Nathan Baker

Setting designees for what will surely be a full slate of meetings in leather chairs at conference room tables, the leaders of Wellmont Health System and Mountain State Health Alliance announced Wednesday the makeup of a joint task force.

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TVA awaits federal decision on fuel made from nuclear weapons

TVA awaits federal decision on fuel made from nuclear weapons

May 6th, 2015 12:59 pm by Dave Flessner, Chattanooga Times Free Press

The U.S. military appears to be backing off from its plans to produce plutonium fuel (MOX) for TVA nuclear plants derived from surplus bomb materials from America's nuclear arsenal.

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NFS on the ready: Emergency drill planned for Wednesday

NFS on the ready: Emergency drill planned for Wednesday

May 5th, 2015 9:45 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Nuclear Fuel Services will conduct a routine emergency preparedness exercise with local emergency response agencies today.

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White Duck Taco coming to Tweetsie Depot

White Duck Taco coming to Tweetsie Depot

May 5th, 2015 9:39 pm by Nathan Baker

It could be called deja vu all over again. Or a second course. Or a tasty second helping.

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New Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter looks to debut by end of June

New Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter looks to debut by end of June

May 5th, 2015 9:23 pm by Jessica Fuller

With the debut of the new animal shelter just a few weeks away, the Washington County-Johnson City Animal Control Board sorted through ideas for revealing the building's first appearance to the public.

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Seeing red? Local strawberries ripe for picking, eating

Seeing red? Local strawberries ripe for picking, eating

May 4th, 2015 10:00 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

One of the sweetest local harvests of the year has come in.

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New food store caters to downtown residents

New food store caters to downtown residents

May 4th, 2015 9:58 pm by Nathan Baker

Recent growth in downtown Johnson City left new residents there hungry, and John Campbell and John Jimeson hope to feed them.

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Sound Off: What are your questions about the Mountain States/Wellmont merger?

Sound Off: What are your questions about the Mountain States/Wellmont merger?

May 4th, 2015 2:28 pm by Johnson City Press

State officials will be able to hear from citizens who might have concerns and reservations about the merger. It will be the unenviable duty of the two systems to inform and educate the public about the deal.

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Power Board exploring wireless Internet technology

Power Board exploring wireless Internet technology

May 3rd, 2015 12:35 am by Nathan Baker

A new wire-free technology could allow the Johnson City Power Board to join other utilities in offering high-speed Internet service to customers without the expense of installing miles and miles of fiber optic cable.

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Chamber still working to dissolve agreement for mill property

Chamber still working to dissolve agreement for mill property

May 1st, 2015 4:56 pm by Nathan Baker

More than three weeks after a deal to sell the century-old Model Mill soured, the Johnson City Washington County Chamber of Commerce is still awaiting the final papers voiding agreement, Chamber CEO Gary Mabrey said Friday.

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