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Wellmont officials: ‘Alignment’ option embraces coming change

Wellmont officials: ‘Alignment’ option embraces coming change

January 12th, 2014 9:21 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Wellmont Health System says its decision to consider aligning with another health system has a clear message: Change is good, and change is coming amid a mixed economic environment.

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Broncos hold off Chargers, reach AFC title game

Broncos hold off Chargers, reach AFC title game

January 12th, 2014 9:16 pm by ARNIE STAPLETON, AP Pro Football Writer

DENVER — Peyton Manning welcomed Wes Welker back into the lineup with a touchdown toss and the Denver Broncos narrowly avoided a repeat of their playoff slip from last year.

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Some schools want to end role as polling places because of security concerns

Some schools want to end role as polling places because of security concerns

January 12th, 2014 9:07 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Two area school systems continue to have schools serve double duty as polling places, despite ramped-up security concerns following the elementary school shootings in Connecticut just over a year ago.

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Southwest Virginia commonwealth’s attorneys offices receive grant money from Medicaid fraud settlement

Southwest Virginia commonwealth’s attorneys offices receive grant money from Medicaid fraud settlement

January 12th, 2014 8:59 pm by Wes Bunch

Commonwealth’s attorneys offices from Lee, Scott and Wise counties received grants last week from a portion of Medicaid fraud settlement money that was set aside for local prosecutors offices by the Virginia Attorney General’s Office.

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Vandy beats No. 8 Lady Vols  for just ninth time in 70 tries

Vandy beats No. 8 Lady Vols for just ninth time in 70 tries

January 12th, 2014 8:53 pm by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer

Jasmine Lister scored 22 points and Christina Foggie added 21 for Vanderbilt, which upset No. 8 Tennessee 74-63 for a very rare win over its instate rival. How rare? The Commodores now have nine victories in the 70 games they count against the Lady Vols.

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Hawkins County Board of Education recognizes Church Hill officials

Hawkins County Board of Education recognizes Church Hill officials - VIDEO

January 12th, 2014 8:49 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Church Hill officials were honored by the Hawkins County Board of Education on Thursday evening for what BOE member Chris Christian described as a lot of “little things” it does for local schools.

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Slam dunk: Alumni game to draw big names in Tribe hoops history back to Dome

Slam dunk: Alumni game to draw big names in Tribe hoops history back to Dome

January 12th, 2014 7:35 pm by Dave Ongie

A chance meeting between a coach and one of his former players at a gas station in Cookeville will culminate in quite the homecoming on Saturday, Jan. 18 inside the Buck Van Huss Dome.

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Washington County deputy on long road to recovery

Washington County deputy on long road to recovery

January 12th, 2014 5:36 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Cody Chambers and his dad used to talk about everything. Now, they say it all with their eyes and a raised finger or two.

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Tennessee program to benefit community college transfers

Tennessee program to benefit community college transfers

January 12th, 2014 5:19 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — State higher education officials are hoping to boost college graduation rates in Tennessee by helping students who transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions get the associate degrees they may still lack.

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Kaepernick lifts 49ers over Panthers, back into NFC championship game

Kaepernick lifts 49ers over Panthers, back into NFC championship game

January 12th, 2014 4:23 pm by STEVE REED, AP Sports Writer

Colin Kaepernick threw one touchdown pass and ran for another score, and the San Francisco 49ers defeated the Carolina Panthers 23-10 on Sunday to advance to the NFC championship game for the third straight season.

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