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Kittens rescued from piping outside local grocery store, animal cruelty suspected

Kittens rescued from piping outside local grocery store, animal cruelty suspected

September 27th, 2013 6:55 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Fast action by a local grocery store’s employees and a call to Washington County-Johnson City Animal Control saved the lives of four kittens that were found stuck in piping Friday afternoon.

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Matthew Hill says he may reverse course and support supermarket wine in Tennessee

Matthew Hill says he may reverse course and support supermarket wine in Tennessee

September 27th, 2013 10:52 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The Tennessee House chairman who cast a deciding vote against a bill seeking to allow supermarket wine sales in the state said Thursday that he's willing to reconsider the measure next session.

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Wellmont, UnitedHealthcare renew relationship

Wellmont, UnitedHealthcare renew relationship

September 27th, 2013 10:45 am by Hank Hayes — Kingsport Times-News

KINGSPORT - Northeast Tennessee Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in UnitedHealthcare’s Medicare Advantage plans will continue to have access to care at Wellmont Health System facilities, Wellmont announced Friday.

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Police: 2 caught making meth in Elizabethton woods near apartment complex

Police: 2 caught making meth in Elizabethton woods near apartment complex

September 27th, 2013 10:25 am by John Thompson

Two Lynnwood Apartments residents were arrested late Thursday night on accusations that they were making meth in a wooded area behind a residence near the complex.

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Hearing set after Judge Cupp called out Distric Attorney Clark canceled

Hearing set after Judge Cupp called out Distric Attorney Clark canceled

September 27th, 2013 10:08 am by Becky Campbell

The hearing that District Attorney General Tony Clark was indirectly ordered to attend — scheduled for Thursday — to tell a judge why two similar vehicular homicide cases were handled so differently was canceled about two hours before it was supposed to s

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Wellmont, United Healthcare avoid deadline, reach deal on services

Wellmont, United Healthcare avoid deadline, reach deal on services

September 27th, 2013 9:57 am by Staff Report

Wellmont Health System and United Healthcare reached a deal this week to continue providing in-network benefits at local hospitals.

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Climate panel: warming 'extremely likely' man-made

Climate panel: warming 'extremely likely' man-made

September 27th, 2013 9:32 am by KARL RITTER — Associated Press

STOCKHOLM — Scientists can now say with extreme confidence that human activity is the dominant cause of the global warming observed since the 1950s, a new report by an international scientific group said Friday.

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Your Turn: Should Republicans shut down the government over Obamacare?

Your Turn: Should Republicans shut down the government over Obamacare?

September 27th, 2013 7:56 am by From staff and wire reports

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10 things to know today from across the nation and around the world

10 things to know today from across the nation and around the world

September 27th, 2013 7:41 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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NET Trans officials, mechanics, offered severance packages

NET Trans officials, mechanics, offered severance packages

September 26th, 2013 9:41 pm by Gary B. Gray

The First Tennessee Human Resource Agency has offered exit incentive packages to 13 NET Trans administrators and two mechanics, including its director, Tim Jaynes.

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