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Rural hospital operator LifePoint Hospitals Inc. said Wednesday its board of directors named William F. Carpenter III chairman.

Carpenter, 55, is the president and CEO of LifePoint.

Owen G. Shell Jr., formerly non-executive chairman, becomes lead director on the board.

Shares rose 21 cents to $37.19 in after-hours trading after rising 9 cents to close at $36.98 during the regular trading session.

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