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Seize the Monday, rain on the way

Seize the Monday, rain on the way

October 13th, 2014 5:57 pm by Becky Campbell

Monday's sunny, clear and seasonable weather following a weekend of dreary rain was a welcome sight, but short-lived, as weather forecasters predicted a slow-moving cold front would make its way into the area overnight.

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Two away: Peyton Manning closes in on Favre's TD passes record

Two away: Peyton Manning closes in on Favre's TD passes record

October 13th, 2014 5:13 pm by BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer

Bret Favre has 508 passing touchdowns.

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Update: Escaped inmate was serving 4-year sentence

Update: Escaped inmate was serving 4-year sentence

October 13th, 2014 4:55 pm by Max Hrenda

Sheriff's deputies are asking for the public's help in locating a Washington County Detention Center inmate who eluded his work detail last week.

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Racial tensions renew: Police say nearly 20 arrested in Ferguson, Missouri, protest

Racial tensions renew: Police say nearly 20 arrested in Ferguson, Missouri, protest

October 13th, 2014 4:34 pm by ALAN SCHER ZAGIER and JIM SALTER, Associated Press

Tensions escalated last week when a white police officer in nearby St. Louis shot and killed 18-year-old Vonderrit Myers Jr., who police say shot at officers before he was killed.

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Ready to play Jonesboroughopoly?

Ready to play Jonesboroughopoly?

October 13th, 2014 4:26 pm by Staff Report

Tennessee's oldest town now has its own version of Monopoly, and it benefits Relay for Life.

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Jonesborough man killed in Bluff City crash

Jonesborough man killed in Bluff City crash

October 13th, 2014 4:16 pm by NET News Service

The incident occurred outside of Tri-Cities Flea Market.

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Wellmont first replaces CEO, now COO amid merger search

Wellmont first replaces CEO, now COO amid merger search

October 13th, 2014 2:11 pm by Nathan Baker

Another member of Wellmont Health System's executive leadership resigned this month, leaving an empty spot months before an expected announcement regarding a possible merger.

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Should white mom be paid for brown baby sperm donation mistake?

Should white mom be paid for brown baby sperm donation mistake?

October 13th, 2014 1:44 pm by JESSE WASHINGTON, Associated Press

It's an unusual question, arising from an unusual lawsuit prompted by an insemination gone wrong.

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Lawsuit challenges baby name denial

Lawsuit challenges baby name denial

October 13th, 2014 1:27 pm by Associated Press

A lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union says a Middle Tennessee couple should be able to give their child a surname of their choosing.

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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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