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Insure Tennessee pledges to pay for value rather than volume

Insure Tennessee pledges to pay for value rather than volume

January 19th, 2015 9:30 am by Hank Hayes

Our region's two major hospital systems, Mountain States Health Alliance (MSHA) and Wellmont Health System, are now pushing to get Insure Tennessee through the legislature.

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Study: Mass die-offs of fish, birds and mammals increasing

Study: Mass die-offs of fish, birds and mammals increasing

January 19th, 2015 8:32 am by By Gregory B. Hladky, The Hartford Courant (TNS)

The report found that disease and human-related activities were the top killers in more than 700 "mass mortality events."

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Relo? Sullivan considers moving county offices out of Kingsport City Hall

Relo? Sullivan considers moving county offices out of Kingsport City Hall

January 19th, 2015 8:22 am by J. H. Osborne

For decades the county has paid the city an annual fee to maintain offices along one wing of a ground-floor hallway at city hall, on Center Street downtown.

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Second vehicular homicide trial set for Kingsport man

Second vehicular homicide trial set for Kingsport man

January 19th, 2015 8:04 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

The Valentines' Day crash in 2011 killed 18-year-old Sheridan Edwards, also of Kingsport. The couple had been to dinner in Johnson City with friends, and on the way back to Edwards' apartment they got into an argument about their relationship.

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Patriots romp into Super Bowl with 45-7 rout of Colts

Patriots romp into Super Bowl with 45-7 rout of Colts

January 18th, 2015 10:41 pm by HOWARD ULMAN, AP Sports Writer

The New England Patriots' dominant duo of Bill Belichick and Tom Brady earned a sixth trip to the Super Bowl with a 45-7 wipeout of the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC championship game Sunday night.

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Replay Booth: North/U-High, D-B/South, Gate City/VHS and South-East hoops, bowling, wrestling and more prep sports this past week

Replay Booth: North/U-High, D-B/South, Gate City/VHS and South-East hoops, bowling, wrestling and more prep sports this past week

January 18th, 2015 7:32 pm by Staff Report

A look back at some of the high school sports action you may have missed this past week across Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

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UPDATE: Seahawks rally for stunning win over Packers for NFC title

UPDATE: Seahawks rally for stunning win over Packers for NFC title

January 18th, 2015 7:03 pm by BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer

SEATTLE — Russell Wilson hit Jermaine Kearse for a 35-yard touchdown 3:19 into overtime to lift the Seattle Seahawks to an improbable 28-22 victory over Green Bay in the NFC championship game.

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ETSU takes aim at 'rape culture' after increase in reported sexual assault cases

ETSU takes aim at 'rape culture' after increase in reported sexual assault cases

January 18th, 2015 5:43 pm by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

Four more rapes were reported on East Tennessee State University's campus in the fall semester of 2014 than in all of 2013.

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At least four killed as freezing rain snarls traffic on Northeast roads

At least four killed as freezing rain snarls traffic on Northeast roads

January 18th, 2015 5:30 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK — Rain "flash-freezing" on roads and sidewalks left an icy glaze under feet and tires across much of the Northeast on Sunday, causing crashes that claimed at least four lives.

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Kingsport principal to help build vocational school for Constanza

Kingsport principal to help build vocational school for Constanza

January 18th, 2015 2:45 pm by Rick Wagner

Stacy Edwards soon will travel to the Dominican Republic to help finish a vocational school. And his students in Kingsport, as well as the other city elementary schools, are raising money to help.

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