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Wellmont list of potential partners down to three

Wellmont list of potential partners down to three

July 30th, 2014 10:21 pm by Hank Hayes

The Wellmont Health System Board of Directors has narrowed the list of potential health system partners from six to three, including a regional system and two significant health systems beyond the region.

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Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

July 30th, 2014 10:00 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for the computer woes that paralyzed the president's new health care program last fall, nonpartisan investigators said in testimony released Wednesday.

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Sales tax holiday gets underway this weekend

Sales tax holiday gets underway this weekend

July 30th, 2014 9:00 pm by Hank Hayes

From Friday through Sunday, tax-free items will include clothing with a price of $100 or less per item, school and school art supplies with a price of $100 or less per item and computers with a price of $1,500 or less

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Hearing delayed for woman accused of stabbing husband at church altar

Hearing delayed for woman accused of stabbing husband at church altar

July 30th, 2014 8:40 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Steven Hamman told the Times-News on Wednesday he doesn't understand why his wife is now being charged with aggravated assault, more than four months after she allegedly stabbed him in the chest.

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Ex-IRS official called conservatives 'crazies'

Ex-IRS official called conservatives 'crazies'

July 30th, 2014 8:00 pm by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

"Well, you should hear the whacko wing of the GOP," replied the person, whose name was blacked out by Camp's office. "The US is through; too many foreigners sucking the teat; time to hunker down, buy ammo and food, and prepare for the end."

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House approves Republican plan to sue Obama

House approves Republican plan to sue Obama

July 30th, 2014 7:20 pm by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — A sharply divided House approved a Republican plan Wednesday to launch a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama.

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Motorist cleared in fiery, fatal Kingsport motorcycle crash

Motorist cleared in fiery, fatal Kingsport motorcycle crash

July 30th, 2014 6:30 pm by Rain Smith

A Sullivan County grand jury has taken no action against a motorist involved in a fatal March motorcycle crash, when the victim was riding at more than 100 mph just seconds before colliding with the side of her car on Fort Henry Drive.

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Two women survive ordeal on Indiana railroad bridge

Two women survive ordeal on Indiana railroad bridge

July 30th, 2014 5:53 pm by Associated Press

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — A video camera captured the terrifying plight of two women as a freight train bore down on them as they walked along an 80-foot-high railroad bridge in Indiana.

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Kingsport garbage truck overturns

Kingsport garbage truck overturns

July 30th, 2014 5:20 pm by Staff Report

A Kingsport garbage truck took a tumble Wednesday afternoon near the intersection of Van Oaks Drive and Mullins Street.

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A more vigorous US economy appears to be emerging

A more vigorous US economy appears to be emerging

July 30th, 2014 5:00 pm by MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer

The economy sprang back to life after a dismal winter in which it shrank at a sharp 2.1 percent annual rate. The government upgraded that figure from a previous estimate of a 2.9 percent drop.

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