To update on an earlier item, Mickie James' contract with TNA Wrestling has expired and the two parties are currently in negotiations for a new deal.
The situation is obvious as the company is trying to re-sign talent at lower rates to save money.
I've pushed back about as long as I can push back. The fact of the matter is taking Impact on the road was a risky move that hasn't paid off. The move shot company expenses through the roof and revenue streams didn't increase. This has created a myriad of cost-cutting measures including restructuring contracts, releasing talent and scaling back live events.
We have details about Impact possibly returning to Orlando at this link.
As for how TNA handles Mickie James in storylines, check out this week's Impact spoilers at this link.