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Mountain States CEO confirms merger in email to employees

Mountain States CEO confirms merger in email to employees

March 31st, 2015 10:13 pm by Nathan Baker

In an email to thousands of the health care system's employees, Mountain States Health Alliance CEO Alan Levine confirmed a partnership agreement with the Johnson City-based hospital organization and neighboring Wellmont Health System.

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City, county officials eye amendments to annexation bills

City, county officials eye amendments to annexation bills

March 31st, 2015 9:53 pm by Gary B. Gray

Several amendments to state annexation laws with deep roots in Johnson City and Washington County are moving into the legislative spotlight.

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"Save  the Doodads" to spread testicular cancer awareness at ETSU

"Save the Doodads" to spread testicular cancer awareness at ETSU

March 31st, 2015 9:51 pm by Staff Report

April marks testicular cancer awareness month, East Tennessee State University is teaming up with the Men's Health Network to educate students on the disease, which is the most common form of cancer in men between the ages of 15 and 35.

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MedicOne opens in new Unicoi County location

MedicOne opens in new Unicoi County location

March 31st, 2015 9:49 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County's new contract with MedicOne Medical Response takes effect today and, as stipulated in the contract, the county's ambulances services provider has found a new base of operations.

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Tri-Cities Craft Beer Week: It's almost time to pour

Tri-Cities Craft Beer Week: It's almost time to pour

March 31st, 2015 9:44 pm by Tony Casey

Area craft beer drinkers, home brewers, brewmasters and even politicians can rejoice as Tri-Cities Craft Beer Week is about to begin.

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Greeneville's youngest rocket scientist trio sending invention into the heavens

Greeneville's youngest rocket scientist trio sending invention into the heavens

March 31st, 2015 9:41 pm by Tony Casey

The Bulawas' Greeneville Science Room might look chaotic and disorganized to outsiders, but in this workshop a trio of young rocket scientist sisters, who call themselves "Chicks In Space," might be laying the groundwork for an invention that could extend

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Sponsor withdraws Tennessee abortion ultrasound bill

Sponsor withdraws Tennessee abortion ultrasound bill

March 31st, 2015 9:32 pm by Associated Press

A bill that originally sought to require ultrasound images be shown or described to women seeking abortions in Tennessee has been withdrawn for the year.

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3D print technology provides 'robohand' to 7-year-old girl

3D print technology provides 'robohand' to 7-year-old girl

March 31st, 2015 9:29 pm by JOHN ROGERS, Associated Press

Seven-year-old Faith Lennox never thought much about putting a prosthetic limb where her missing left hand had once been.

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Haslam's Insure Tennessee plan fails again

Haslam's Insure Tennessee plan fails again

March 31st, 2015 6:37 pm by Associated Press

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee proposal has failed once again.

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Tri-Cities health systems quiet as merger meeting looms

Tri-Cities health systems quiet as merger meeting looms

March 31st, 2015 5:03 pm by Nathan Baker

As unconfirmed rumors of a merger between the region's only health care systems continue to swirl, those with the ability to confirm or dispel the business transaction are keeping latex-gloved fingers firmly pressed to their lips.

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