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Liberia avoids mass hospital strike amid Ebola

Liberia avoids mass hospital strike amid Ebola

October 13th, 2014 1:13 pm by Jonathan Paye-Layleh, Associated Press

Health workers reported for duty at Liberia's hospitals on Monday, largely defying calls for a strike that could have further hampered the country's ability to respond to the worst Ebola outbreak in history.

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News Regional & National Business & Technology
The Anbang-Astoria? U.S. eyes sale of NY's Waldorf hotel to Chinese firm

The Anbang-Astoria? U.S. eyes sale of NY's Waldorf hotel to Chinese firm

October 13th, 2014 1:07 pm by MATTHEW LEE, AP Diplomatic Writer

Concerned about potential security risks, the U.S. government is taking a close look at the sale of New York's iconic Waldorf Astoria hotel to a Chinese insurance company.

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News Regional & National Elections
Knox county challenger outspent incumbent Campfield threefold in Senate win

Knox county challenger outspent incumbent Campfield threefold in Senate win

October 13th, 2014 1:04 pm by Associated Press

Recent campaign finance disclosures show nearly half a million dollars was spent in the primary race for the District 7 Senate seat, which hooks through central Knoxville.

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Calm before the storm

October 13th, 2014 11:32 am by Becky Campbell

Blue sky over Johnson City Monday morning, but it won't last

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Living by example: Armstrongs wrapping up decades of public service

Living by example: Armstrongs wrapping up decades of public service

October 13th, 2014 10:59 am by John Thompson

Bill and Catherine Armstrong have stepped down from public office in Elizabethton.

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Merrill Moore was truly one of a kind

October 13th, 2014 10:50 am by Robert Houk

In addition to being a true professional, family and friends also knew him as a kind and generous soul.

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Opinion
Should we continue to celebrate Columbus Day?

Should we continue to celebrate Columbus Day?

October 13th, 2014 10:12 am by Johnson City Press

Critics of Columbus Day say it is a holiday devoted to someone responsible for the death of countless indigenous people and the destruction of their native cultures.

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Opinion
Gas tax hike would restore the Highway Trust Fund

Gas tax hike would restore the Highway Trust Fund

October 13th, 2014 10:08 am by Johnson City Press

The idea of raising the federal gas tax, which has not increased since 1993, is welcomed by state and local officials, highway builders and transportation advocates who say the move is needed to improve this nation's aging and overburdened infrastructure.

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Opinion
Moving Johnson City's election date makes really good sense

Moving Johnson City's election date makes really good sense

October 13th, 2014 10:03 am by Johnson City Press

As we've noted in this space many times before, going it alone has simply become too expensive for city leaders to justify.

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Education ETSU
New ETSU psychiatry chairman to bring HIV/AIDS expertise

New ETSU psychiatry chairman to bring HIV/AIDS expertise

October 13th, 2014 9:25 am by Contributed - ETSU

Dr. Karl Goodkin comes to ETSU from Los Angeles, where he served as the director of mental health at the AIDS Healthcare Foundation.

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