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2nd Dallas hospital worker infected with Ebola

2nd Dallas hospital worker infected with Ebola

October 15th, 2014 8:56 am by EMILY SCHMALL and NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press

Health officials said the worker was among those who took care of Thomas Eric Duncan, who was diagnosed with Ebola after coming to the U.S. from Liberia. Duncan died Oct. 8.

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Crime
Police: Jonesborough man lied about checks cashed at Johnson City Kroger

Police: Jonesborough man lied about checks cashed at Johnson City Kroger

October 15th, 2014 8:52 am by Staff Report

Johnson City police arrested a Jonesborough man Tuesday charges that he lied when he claimed that two of his checks had been forged.

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Outdoors
Four Tennessee wildlife management areas selected as northern bobwhite quail anchor locations

Four Tennessee wildlife management areas selected as northern bobwhite quail anchor locations

October 15th, 2014 8:38 am by Contributed

The northern bobwhite quail is Tennessee's state game bird and historically was a prominent game bird across the southeastern United States.

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Crime
Inmate who escaped Washington Co. work crew recaptured

Inmate who escaped Washington Co. work crew recaptured

October 15th, 2014 12:05 am by Staff Report

He was found Wednesday night on East Eighth Avenue in Johnson City.

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Opinion
Wine in grocery stores: You still have to vote

Wine in grocery stores: You still have to vote

October 15th, 2014 12:00 am by Johnson City Press

Early voting for the Nov. 4 election begins today. This election includes four state Constitutional referendums, votes in Johnson City and Jonesborough to allow wine sales in grocery stores and a liquor-by-the-drink referendum in Erwin.

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Sports High schools
Science Hill's volleyball season comes to abrupt end

Science Hill's volleyball season comes to abrupt end

October 14th, 2014 10:28 pm by Trey Williams

The Lady Hilltoppers were down 2-0 and match point to Morristown West in the Region 1-AAA semifinals, but rallied to tie the match at two games and had match point before running out of gas in 17-15 fifth-game loss.

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Sports High schools

Sullivan South overpowers UH in district semis

October 14th, 2014 10:08 pm by Pat Kenney

While the worst of the rain held off long enough Tuesday for Sullivan South and University High to play their District 1-AA girls soccer semifinal, the No. 2-seeded Lady Rebels still poured a deluge of goals on the Lady Bucs.

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Sports High schools
Elizabethton pours it on Happy Valley to reach district championship

Elizabethton pours it on Happy Valley to reach district championship

October 14th, 2014 9:54 pm by Douglas Fritz

Taking no chances with its District 1-A/AA girls soccer semifinal game, the Lady Cyclones ran away from Happy Valley for a 13-0 victory Tuesday night at Rider Field.

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News Local News Education ETSU Washington County
Wash. Co. to discuss $1M donation for ETSU art facility

Wash. Co. to discuss $1M donation for ETSU art facility

October 14th, 2014 9:52 pm by Gary B. Gray

A resolution headed to the Washington County Commission's Budget Committee authorizes the use of $1 million from the county's general fund to help East Tennessee State University begin construction on its new $40 million fine arts facility.

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Sports UT Sports
Defenses, surprisingly, highlight SEC matchup

Defenses, surprisingly, highlight SEC matchup

October 14th, 2014 9:48 pm by AP

Even as No. 3 Ole Miss continued its fastest start in over half a century with the 35-20 win over Texas A&M, allowing two touchdowns in the last nine minutes of the game left a sour taste in their mouths.

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