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Off the Wall News: Chinese security performs body cavity searches on 10,000 birds

Off the Wall News: Chinese security performs body cavity searches on 10,000 birds

October 1st, 2014 4:12 pm by DIDI TANG, Associated Press

Workers checked the wings, legs and anus of each pigeon ahead of time to ensure they were "not carrying suspicious material."

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Deputies investigate cart thefts from Warriors Path Golf Course

Deputies investigate cart thefts from Warriors Path Golf Course

October 1st, 2014 4:01 pm by NET News Service

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office released surveillance images of a possible suspect's SUV, pulling a golf cart on a utility trailer along Park Ridge Court.

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Secret Service chief resigns after security lapses

Secret Service chief resigns after security lapses

October 1st, 2014 3:50 pm by EILEEN SULLIVAN and ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned Wednesday, a day after bitingly critical questioning by Congress about a White House security breach. There had been increasing calls for her departure during the day.

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Motorist alert

Motorist alert

October 1st, 2014 3:30 pm by Staff Report

Westbound lanes of University Parkway and Franklin Street to remain closed until Thursday afternoon, officials say.

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FREE CAR WASH! Donations sought for Ebola virus response in Liberia

FREE CAR WASH! Donations sought for Ebola virus response in Liberia

October 1st, 2014 2:34 pm by Staff Reports

BEST Inc. will hold its second free car wash on Saturday at Bojangles on West State of Franklin Road near East Tennessee State University's Minidome.

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What you need to know about the U.S. Ebola case

What you need to know about the U.S. Ebola case

October 1st, 2014 2:32 pm by Associated Press

"Ebola can be scary. But there's all the difference in the world between the U.S. and parts of Africa where Ebola is spreading" - CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden said.

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Ex-cop pleads guilty in East Tennessee drugstore killings

Ex-cop pleads guilty in East Tennessee drugstore killings

October 1st, 2014 2:21 pm by Associated Press

The double murder-robbery took place May 23, 2013, in Bean Station.

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NE Tennessee man who urinated on elderly neighbor sentenced to probation, restraining order

NE Tennessee man who urinated on elderly neighbor sentenced to probation, restraining order

October 1st, 2014 12:59 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The assault occurred July 20.

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Man allegedly threatens to kill Sullivan County dispatcher

Man allegedly threatens to kill Sullivan County dispatcher

October 1st, 2014 12:02 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Kingsport resident has been arrested after allegedly making multiple, non-emergency calls to 911, then threatening to kill a dispatcher for what he perceived as a failure to meet his concerns

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Homecoming queen is king on the gridiron

Homecoming queen is king on the gridiron

October 1st, 2014 11:55 am by By Tim Chambers. The Tomahawk

Johnson County has produced a lot of quality athletes over the years but one girl's "Destiny" could be headed for stardom.

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