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Average US 30-year mortgage rate at 3.97 percent

Average US 30-year mortgage rate at 3.97 percent

October 16th, 2014 11:29 am by Associated Press

It was the fourth straight week of declines for mortgage rates, making it more affordable to borrow to buy a home.

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Existing protocols might not be enough for Ebola

Existing protocols might not be enough for Ebola

October 16th, 2014 11:12 am by MARTHA MENDOZA, AP National Writer

Authorities are examining whether guidelines need to be rewritten.

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Women in video games: Feminist speaker questions Utah's campus gun laws

Women in video games: Feminist speaker questions Utah's campus gun laws

October 16th, 2014 10:01 am by LINDSAY WHITEHURST and ALINA HARTOUNIAN, Associated Press

Anita Sarkeesian, a well-known critic of the portrayal of women in video games, canceled her appearance after an anonymous threat to kill her and others in a mass shooting.

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Off the Wall News: Man charged with groping woman on flight to Nashville

Off the Wall News: Man charged with groping woman on flight to Nashville

October 16th, 2014 9:53 am by Adam Tamburin, The Tennessean

He told police he had four beers before the flight and another alcoholic beverage during the flight.

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Tennessee inmate accused of threatening prosecutor

Tennessee inmate accused of threatening prosecutor

October 16th, 2014 9:14 am by Associated Press

An inmate at Riverbend Maximum Security Prison is accused of threatening to kill an assistant district attorney in a letter that also contained a white powder the inmate claimed was anthrax.

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Sports ETSU Sports
ETSU, SoCon together again

ETSU, SoCon together again

October 15th, 2014 10:39 pm by Joe Avento

East Tennessee State was officially welcomed back into the Southern Conference over the summer, but it felt a little more real when the league held its annual basketball preseason tip-off Wednesday in Asheville, North Carolina.

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Sports High schools
Lady 'Toppers set to face D-B in District soccer championship

Lady 'Toppers set to face D-B in District soccer championship

October 15th, 2014 10:37 pm by Pat Kenney

Science Hill defeated Tennessee High 4-0 in Wednesday's District 1-AAA soccer semifinal. The Hilltoppers will play Dobyns-Bennett, 5-0, winners over Daniel Boone, in Thursday's in the title match.

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Daniel Boone grads enjoy college success

Daniel Boone grads enjoy college success

October 15th, 2014 10:31 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The Trailblazers, two-time defending state runner-ups in cross country, have nine graduates over the past two years who are competing at the college level.

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Sports Milligan Sports
Milligan picked in middle of pack of AAC preseason

Milligan picked in middle of pack of AAC preseason

October 15th, 2014 10:30 pm by Staff Report

The Milligan College men's basketball team was picked sixth in the Appalachian Athletic Conference preseason poll.

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Indians top Morristown West to win Region volleyball title

October 15th, 2014 10:28 pm by Trey Williams

After watching Morristown West nearly squander a 2-0 lead against Science Hill in the Regional 1-AAA semifinals, Dobyns-Bennett seemingly had the Lady Trojans right where it wanted them when it lost the first game of the championship match.

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