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United Way passes halfway mark in $1.725 million drive

United Way passes halfway mark in $1.725 million drive

October 16th, 2014 2:35 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

51 percent and rising

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Volunteers Rally in Fight Against Breast Cancer

Volunteers Rally in Fight Against Breast Cancer

October 16th, 2014 1:10 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

'Socktober' drive underway for homeless children

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Mountain States, Wellmont leaders issue joint statement on Ebola dangers, precautions

Mountain States, Wellmont leaders issue joint statement on Ebola dangers, precautions

October 16th, 2014 12:18 pm by Staff Report

Leaders at both regional hospital systems have issued a joint statement regarding public concerns about the possible spread of Ebola in the United States.

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Employee who died after fall at Erwin nuclear facility identified

Employee who died after fall at Erwin nuclear facility identified

October 16th, 2014 11:46 am by Brad Hicks

EnergySolutions has identified the employee who died as the result of a Tuesday morning accident that occurred at the Erwin Resin Solutions facility.

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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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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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Unicoi Co. officials trying to develop plan to consolidate facilities

Unicoi Co. officials trying to develop plan to consolidate facilities

October 15th, 2014 9:11 pm by Brad Hicks

The housing of Unicoi County's inmates under one roof is still a future possibility but, according to Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley, much work needs to be done and advice sought before a move is made in that direction.

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Funds for ETSU fine arts center closer to reality

Funds for ETSU fine arts center closer to reality

October 15th, 2014 9:07 pm by Gary B. Gray

It's now up to the Washington County Commission to authorize the use of $1 million from the county's general fund to help East Tennessee State University construct its new $40 million fine arts facility.

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