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  1. AAFP Fires Off Recommended Changes to 2016 Proposed Physician Fee ScheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | American Academy of Family Physicians

    ... the day-to-day work of family physicians caring for their patients. AAFP Board Chair Reid Blackwelder, M.D., of Kingsport, Tenn., noted the AAFP's "full support" for the creation of a payment mechanism for advance care planning services and for CMS' ...


  2. Jonas Salk: A lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Stanford

    In 1954, Charlotte DeCroes stood in line with her fellow second graders in Kingsport, Tennessee and received the polio vaccine. Her Tennessee hometown was one of the test sites for what was then the largest and most significant clinical trial in the history of medicine.


  3. Haslam: A big day to carry out our PromiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Lebanon Democrat

    ... their transportation and infrastructure needs. We've been to Memphis, Clarksville, Jackson, Nashville, Franklin, Kingsport, Greeneville, Murfreesboro, Shelbyville, Crossville and Union City, and we'll visit Chattanooga, Cleveland, Lenoir City and ...


  4. Lawyer gets 4 months for stealing from law firm, is ordered to pay $160KRead the original story

    Tuesday | ABA Journal

    A Virginia attorney who reportedly stole from his law firm was sentenced Tuesday to serve four months in federal prison and ordered to pay $160,647 to his former employer. Hutchinson, a bankruptcy practitioner, worked in the Bristol, Virginia, and Kingsport, Tennessee, offices of the unidentified law firm.


  5. Kingsport Greenbelt expansion underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | WCYB

    Kingsport City manager, Jeff Fleming said they received a $600,000 grant from the Governor to fund the expansion in the East. The expansion will happen by Cleek Rd. "It also provides a spur to connect the Target shopping center and the Aldi shopping center to the Greenbelt," Fleming said.


  6. Hawkins County man starts medical equipment ministryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    KINGSPORT/ HAWKINS COUNTY, TN - One man has made it his mission to start a ministry that lends people medical equipment for free. He said insurance can take months to send this crucial equipment or not cover it at all, that's where he comes in.


  7. Charged with raping a young female relativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | WCYB

    A Virginia couple is charged after police say a young girl was raped while in a vehicle at Warriors Path State Park in Kingsport. The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office said Eduardo Fernandez raped the child, who is a relative, and his wife, Debra Fernandez, knew but didn't report the incident.


  8. Deputies Searching For Cattle ThiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | The Greenville Sun

    ... market will be reviewed by investigators. The tag came back to a gray Ford F-150 pickup truck registered to a Kingsport man. Sullivan County sheriff's deputies were contacted and checked the address where the truck was registered, but the vehicle ...


  9. Daniel and Joshua Hynes, ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Republic

    Daniel James and Joshua Ronald Hynes, infant sons of David Patrick and Kristin Diane West Hynes of Columbus, were stillborn Monday, August 24, 2015, at Franciscan St. Francis Health in Indianapolis. Survivors include their parents; siblings, Jonathan Hynes and Laura Hynes of Columbus; a grandmother, Beth West of Columbus; great-grandmother, Florence West of Portage, Michigan; aunts and uncles, Susan Hynes of Indianapolis, Tom Hynes of Monrovia, Cyndy Graves of Kingsport, Tennessee, Dawn Gilbertson of Spokane, Washington, and Brian West of Johnson City, Tennessee; and several cousins.


  10. MedicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... 11. Dr. Reach helped draft what was known as "Bella's Law," with former State Representative Tony Shipley (R-Kingsport) before it later morphed into the Addiction Treatment Act of 2015. "The truth of it is, I think two a day is plenty. I just have ...


  11. NOLA family finds home in Kingsport after Hurricane KatrinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | WCYB

    The storm killed more than 1,800 people and forced at least one million more out of their homes. One of those families found a home in the Tri Cities, thanks to a Kingsport family that welcomed them in.


  12. CSX announces celebrity guest for 2015 Santa TrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - KINGSPORT, Tenn. - Rising pop star and 'The Voice' Season 8 runner-up Meghan Linsey will be the celebrity guest on the Santa Train when it makes its 73rd journey to bring gifts to Appalachian families on Saturday, Nov. 21. She will accompany Santa and event sponsors CSX, Dignity U Wear, Food City and the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce on the 110-mile trek.


  13. Walmart to hire up to 95 workers for new Neighborhood MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | WCYB

    Walmart will be opening a new Neighborhood Market in Kingsport and the company plans to hire up to 95 people to work there. The Walmart Neighborhood Market is slated to open this fall, but a temporary hiring center has opened at 1880 N. Eastman Road, Suite 150.


  14. 2 truck drivers wanted after McDonald's flagpole destroyedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | WCYB

    A driver knocked down a flagpole at a local McDonald's and a second driver helped the first get away. Now, Kingsport police are asking for your help catching both. 3 comments

  15. Sullivan County crews battle barn fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | WCYB

    Sullivan County crews respond to a barn fire Sunday. Sullivan County dispatchers got the call around 9:30 p.m. to the 200 block of Cedar Branch Road in Kingsport.


  16. Blood drives scheduled this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | WCYB

    In addition to scheduled blood drives, donors are welcome at Marsh Regional's collection centers: 111 W. Stone Drive, Suite 300, Kingsport, and 1996 W. State St., Bristol. Blood donations are especially important in the summer because activities during this season tend to carry a risk for injury.


  17. CHAPMAN, James PrestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Dayton Daily News

    ... many friends. He is preceded in death by son, Tony, and daughter, Linda, and son-in-law, Kenny. Jim was born in Kingsport, TN, served in the US Navy during WWII aboard the USS Pope, and lived most of his life in Dayton, OH where he raised his ...


  18. Arrested for holding 3 people at gunpoint in robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | WCYB

    The man we showed you Thursday afternoon who was wanted in connection with a robbery has been arrested on Friday night. The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office wanted Kairi Thompson for holding three people at gunpoint at a home in Kingsport, last week.


  19. Michael Locke Memorial Bridge honors former TN representativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | WCYB

    In June 2014, Tennessee State Representative Bud Hulsey's campaign committee chairman, Mike Locke, was hit by a car and killed on the Fort Henry Drive Bridge in Colonial Heights. Locke was struck by a Kingsport man who was charged with driving drunk.


  20. Are Narrowing Insurance Plan Networks a Thorn in Your Side?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | American Academy of Family Physicians

    In 2014, hundreds of AAFP members from across the country alerted the Academy to a trend that family physicians argued interrupted the continuity of patient care and, at times, left physicians wondering if they were in -- or out of -- an insurer's network. In response, Academy toughened its tone on the issue, and in January, AAFP Board Chair Reid Blackwelder, M.D., of Kingsport, Tenn., told CMS that the Academy had grave concerns about the practice.


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