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Wellmont first replaces CEO, now COO amid merger search

Wellmont first replaces CEO, now COO amid merger search

October 13th, 2014 2:11 pm by Nathan Baker

Another member of Wellmont Health System's executive leadership resigned this month, leaving an empty spot months before an expected announcement regarding a possible merger.

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Should white mom be paid for brown baby sperm donation mistake?

Should white mom be paid for brown baby sperm donation mistake?

October 13th, 2014 1:44 pm by JESSE WASHINGTON, Associated Press

It's an unusual question, arising from an unusual lawsuit prompted by an insemination gone wrong.

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Lawsuit challenges baby name denial

Lawsuit challenges baby name denial

October 13th, 2014 1:27 pm by Associated Press

A lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union says a Middle Tennessee couple should be able to give their child a surname of their choosing.

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Liberia avoids mass hospital strike amid Ebola

Liberia avoids mass hospital strike amid Ebola

October 13th, 2014 1:13 pm by Jonathan Paye-Layleh, Associated Press

Health workers reported for duty at Liberia's hospitals on Monday, largely defying calls for a strike that could have further hampered the country's ability to respond to the worst Ebola outbreak in history.

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The Anbang-Astoria? U.S. eyes sale of NY's Waldorf hotel to Chinese firm

The Anbang-Astoria? U.S. eyes sale of NY's Waldorf hotel to Chinese firm

October 13th, 2014 1:07 pm by MATTHEW LEE, AP Diplomatic Writer

Concerned about potential security risks, the U.S. government is taking a close look at the sale of New York's iconic Waldorf Astoria hotel to a Chinese insurance company.

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Knox county challenger outspent incumbent Campfield threefold in Senate win

Knox county challenger outspent incumbent Campfield threefold in Senate win

October 13th, 2014 1:04 pm by Associated Press

Recent campaign finance disclosures show nearly half a million dollars was spent in the primary race for the District 7 Senate seat, which hooks through central Knoxville.

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Calm before the storm

October 13th, 2014 11:32 am by Becky Campbell

Blue sky over Johnson City Monday morning, but it won't last

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Living by example: Armstrongs wrapping up decades of public service

Living by example: Armstrongs wrapping up decades of public service

October 13th, 2014 10:59 am by John Thompson

Bill and Catherine Armstrong have stepped down from public office in Elizabethton.

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Sullivan Co. jail inmate dies

Sullivan Co. jail inmate dies

October 13th, 2014 7:34 am by Staff Report

An inmate from the Sullivan County jail died in an area hospital after he stopped breathing in jail, the Sheriff's Office reported in a news release.

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Alert: Severe weather with high winds, flooding expected across East Tennessee

Alert: Severe weather with high winds, flooding expected across East Tennessee

October 13th, 2014 7:22 am by Staff Report

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a severe weather alert in East Tennessee for this week beginning tonight, including the possibility of tornadoes and flooding.

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