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Mountain States leaders address merger rumors

Mountain States leaders address merger rumors

August 14th, 2014 10:22 pm by NATHAN BAKER, NET News Service

The message does not openly mention competing Wellmont Health System's year-long search for a merger partner, but it does outline MSHA's financial health and suggests that outside competition could be detrimental to local health care.

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Missouri Highway Patrol takes control in Ferguson

Missouri Highway Patrol takes control in Ferguson

August 14th, 2014 10:09 pm by Associated Press

The agency assumes law-enforcement authority after four days of clashes between local officers in riot gear and furious crowds protesting the death of an unarmed black teen shot by a police officer.

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Photo Gallery: Big 7 Football Jamboree Action in Bristol

August 14th, 2014 9:41 pm by Ned Jilton

Photos from Sullivan Central vs Tennessee High and Dobyns-Bennett vs Science Hill games by Ned Jilton II

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Going Places: Birthplace of Country Music Museum definitely worth the trip to Bristol

Going Places: Birthplace of Country Music Museum definitely worth the trip to Bristol

August 14th, 2014 9:00 pm by Katherine Scoggins

An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, the Birthplace of Country Music Museum is dedicated to telling the story of the Bristol Sessions, the first commercially-successful recordings of country music.

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Police: Johnson City man threatened to kill boyfriend, imprisoned him in residence

Police: Johnson City man threatened to kill boyfriend, imprisoned him in residence

August 14th, 2014 7:03 pm by NET News Service

The victim, Winthrop Von-Seath, told police that Charles Campbell made threats to kill him with a gun, tried to hit him with a baseball bat and told him, "I'm going to beat your brains out." Campbell reportedly swung the bat at Von-Seath but missed.

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Excavation underway at Kentucky Noah's ark attraction

Excavation underway at Kentucky Noah's ark attraction

August 14th, 2014 6:33 pm by Staff Report

The project had been delayed when private donations did not keep pace with the construction timeline.

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Entertainment
Robin Williams' wife says he had Parkinson's disease

Robin Williams' wife says he had Parkinson's disease

August 14th, 2014 6:23 pm by Associated Press

"Robin's sobriety was intact and he was brave as he struggled with his own battles of depression, anxiety as well as early stages of Parkinson's disease, which he was not yet ready to share publicly," Susan Schneider said.

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SUV crashes into Blountville business

SUV crashes into Blountville business

August 14th, 2014 6:15 pm by Staff Report

Jarrett Richardson is used to traffic crashes outside of his home decor shop along Highway 394 in Blountville. So Thursday afternoon's incident didn't initially raise much excitement: He heard tires squeal, a bang, then prepared to dial 911.

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THP: DUI driver triggers head-on Kingsport crash

THP: DUI driver triggers head-on Kingsport crash

August 14th, 2014 4:59 pm by Rain Smith

A woman allegedly under the influence of prescription medications triggered a Wednesday afternoon traffic crash on Memorial Boulevard in Kingsport, striking another vehicle head-on and flipping it onto its roof.

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Tennessee names Justin Worley Vols' starting QB

Tennessee names Justin Worley Vols' starting QB

August 14th, 2014 3:26 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Justin Worley was competing with sophomores Nathan Peterman and Joshua Dobbs. Vols coach Butch Jones said that "I believe Justin is playing the best football that he's played in a long time."

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