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Merger advocates note Indian Path's importance

Merger advocates note Indian Path's importance

April 27th, 2015 8:20 am by Hank Hayes

How Kingsport's two main hospitals - especially Indian Path Medical Center - will be used in the future isn't yet completely on the radar screen of the main players trying to merge Mountain States Health Alliance with Wellmont Health System.

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Tenn. lawmakers can't agree on mechanism to reject judges

Tenn. lawmakers can't agree on mechanism to reject judges

April 27th, 2015 8:10 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

State lawmakers concluded the legislative session without an agreement on how they would go about exerting their newfound power to reject gubernatorial nominations to fill judicial vacancies.

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Camo casket lets sportsmen enter eternity the way they lived

Camo casket lets sportsmen enter eternity the way they lived - VIDEO

April 26th, 2015 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Word of mouth about a camouflage casket on display spread so fast during the April 11-12 gun show at the Meadowview Convention Center that people were asking for directions to it from the ticket taker.

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Busch leads 291 laps in dominating Richmond victory

Busch leads 291 laps in dominating Richmond victory

April 26th, 2015 5:23 pm by HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer

Kurt Busch dominated once he took the lead and won the rain-delayed NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway on Sunday.

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Prom 2015: Cherokee High School

April 26th, 2015 4:00 pm by Staff Report

Here's a collection of photos from the Cherokee High School prom, which was held April 24 at MeadowView Conference, Resort & Convention Center in Kingsport. The theme was "Electric Youth."

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Internet billionaires face off in renewed Texas space race

Internet billionaires face off in renewed Texas space race

April 26th, 2015 2:33 pm by MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press

SpaceX and Blue Origin are among several U.S. companies engaged in the private space business. The owner of each company, Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, respectively, has seemingly unlimited resources and lofty aspirations.

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Coast Guard: Second body found in Alabama waters, 5 missing

Coast Guard: Second body found in Alabama waters, 5 missing

April 26th, 2015 2:24 pm by MELISSA NELSON-GABRIEL, Associated Press

Coast Guard crews continued searching Sunday for five people missing in the water after recovering two bodies following a powerful storm that capsized several sailboats participating in a regatta near Mobile Bay.

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Checkmate: Kids and high schoolers gather to compete in Blountville chess tournament - VIDEO

April 26th, 2015 2:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

"Give a kid a toy and he plays with it for a day ," said Fred Jones, a chess instructor at Anderson Elementary. "Teach a kid to play chess and it will last a lifetime."

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No time to lose: Global response to Nepal quake gears up

No time to lose: Global response to Nepal quake gears up

April 26th, 2015 1:26 pm by Associated Press

There is still time to save lives, and governments and aid agencies Sunday are rushing doctors, volunteers and equipment to Nepal without waiting for the dust to settle.

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Haslam promoting free-tuition plan for Tennessee adults

Haslam promoting free-tuition plan for Tennessee adults

April 26th, 2015 1:23 pm by Associated Press

State officials have launched a radio advertising campaign in an effort to get the word out about its new Tennessee Reconnect program, part of Gov. Bill Haslam's Tennessee Promise legislation passed last year.

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