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Regional chambers shift to neutral on potential Wellmont merger

Regional chambers shift to neutral on potential Wellmont merger

October 10th, 2014 9:33 pm by Nathan Baker

In the raging debate over the fate of the region's two hospital systems, the Tri-Cities' three business-oriented groups will remain as neutral as Switzerland - for the time being.

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City officials fire solid waste center manager, foreman after theft allegations

City officials fire solid waste center manager, foreman after theft allegations

October 10th, 2014 9:14 pm by Tony Hernandez, Knoxville News Sentinel

A manager and a foreman at Knoxville's solid waste transfer station have been fired after allegations of theft, gambling on duty, policy violations and other issues, officials said Friday.

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Expanding history? Elizabethton to discuss increasing size of downtown district

Expanding history? Elizabethton to discuss increasing size of downtown district

October 10th, 2014 9:09 pm by John Thompson

Sections of downtown Elizabethton are included in the Elizabethton Historic District. The reason for the district is to preserve the appearance of many of the stores that were built during the 1920's rayon boom.

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Judge strikes down NC gay marriage ban

Judge strikes down NC gay marriage ban

October 10th, 2014 5:50 pm by MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press

A federal judge in North Carolina has struck down the state's gay marriage ban, opening the way for the first same-sex weddings in the state to begin immediately.

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Tree falls on carport in Elizabethton

Tree falls on carport in Elizabethton

October 10th, 2014 4:46 pm by John Thompson

High winds on Thursday caused a tree to fall on a carport and storage building on Charlie Street.

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Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee voluntarily recalls Food for Kids backpack peanut butter

Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee voluntarily recalls Food for Kids backpack peanut butter

October 10th, 2014 3:45 pm by Staff Report

The food bank is asking every parent of a child who receives a bag of food through the Food For Kids Backpack Program to return the jar of peanut butter to their school.

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The latest developments on same-sex marriage

The latest developments on same-sex marriage

October 10th, 2014 11:49 am by Associated Press

Weddings, court rulings and confusion. Oh my.

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Ebola training part of 101st Airborne soldiers' prep for Africa

Ebola training part of 101st Airborne soldiers' prep for Africa

October 10th, 2014 10:53 am by Associated Press

At least 700 members of the 101st Airborne Division will deploy to the African country starting next week as part of the U.S. military's 4,000-soldier mission aimed at building Ebola care centers and training hundreds of health care workers.

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Photo Gallery: Fishout

Photo Gallery: Fishout

October 10th, 2014 10:51 am by Gary B. Gray

Legion Street Pool was transformed into a fishing hole this morning in preparation for the annual Fishout at Legion Street Pool.

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Skeletal remains found: Tennessee man charged with murder in wife's death

Skeletal remains found: Tennessee man charged with murder in wife's death

October 10th, 2014 9:53 am by Associated Press

Special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation began investigating the discovery of skeletal remains in Cumberland County on Sept. 27.

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