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Wellmont announces briefing on its future

It’s official. Wellmont Health System has just called a media briefing to discuss the future of Wellmont and healthcare in the Tri-Cities region.

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Alpha Natural Resources announces bond-buyback

One of our area’s biggest companies is buying back hundreds of millions dollars of its bonds.

Mountain States announces merger to employees

The Wellmont Health System-Mountain States Health Alliance merger that News 5 WCYB was first to confirm and bring you will be officially announced Thursday. Mountain States informed its employees Tuesday at 3:24pm with an email from president/CEO Alan Levine.

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Wellmont informs employees of merger

The Wellmont Health System-Mountain States Health Alliance merger that News 5 WCYB was first to confirm and bring you Monday night at 5 will be officially announced Thursday. Wellmont informed its employees Tuesday at 3:51pm with a letter you can see here.

New program aims to improve medical response times

In times of emergency every second counts.  That is why Erwin Police Chief Regan Tilson helped create a new training program to help officers improve medical response times.

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StormTrack 5 Weather: Sunny skies, warm highs, and less wind today

Above normal temperatures through Friday. Scattered showers & thunderstorms possible Thursday and especially Friday.

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Arkansas governor: Bill needs changes

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson says he does not plan to sign the religious freedom bill that sits on his desk right now, instead asking state lawmakers to make changes so the bill mirrors federal law.

The first-term Republican governor said he wants hi...

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Convicted murderer overpowers guard, escapes

A man recently convicted of murder overpowered an Illinois correctional officer early Wednesday morning, took his keys and uniform, then fled the jail in the officer's vehicle, a local sheriff's office said.

BMS releases info on tickets for Battle At Bristol

Season ticket holders at Bristol Motor Speedway are guaranteed tickets to the Battle At Bristol.

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