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Lamar goes negative

Lamar goes negative

October 9th, 2014 10:32 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Forget the syrupy, feel-good message so common to Lamar Alexander's past political campaigns.

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In Liberia, children orphaned, ostracized by Ebola

In Liberia, children orphaned, ostracized by Ebola

October 9th, 2014 9:40 am by KRISTA LARSON, Associated Press

In Liberia's large, deeply religious families, there is usually an aunty somewhere willing to take in a child who has lost a parent. But Ebola, and the fear of contagion and death is now unraveling those bonds.

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Off-duty St. Louis cop kills man, sparking protest

Off-duty St. Louis cop kills man, sparking protest

October 9th, 2014 9:04 am by Associated Press

St. Louis Police Chief Col. Sam Dotson said the 18-year-old man, whom he didn't identify, opened fired on the officer, who returned fire and killed the man.

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College marks opening, certification partnerships

College marks opening, certification partnerships

October 8th, 2014 9:24 pm by John Thompson

Wednesday was a day of celebration for the students, faculty and friends of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology in Elizabethton.

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Humane Society eyes complete takeover of new animal shelter

Humane Society eyes complete takeover of new animal shelter

October 8th, 2014 9:20 pm by Tony Casey

It's all or nothing. A previously considered two-pronged approach to the way the new animal shelter is run just won't do for the Humane Society of Washington County, who decided it wants complete control.

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Sex Week fundraiser starts strong

Sex Week fundraiser starts strong

October 8th, 2014 9:11 pm by Nathan Baker

Less than 24 hours after being deemed too controversial for discretionary funding by an overwhelming majority of East Tennessee State University's student Senate, Sex Week organizers turned to crowdsourcing for the cash needed to hold the three-day sexual

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Supermarkets hope to toast wine sales

Supermarkets hope to toast wine sales

October 8th, 2014 9:06 pm by Nathan Baker

It has been a long, hard road for food retailers in Tennessee hoping to line their shelves with wine bottles, but with the finish line in sight, Steve Smith reminded customers not to start the victory lap until the race is over.

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The Atlantic Ale House: Not your father's beer joint

The Atlantic Ale House: Not your father's beer joint

October 8th, 2014 9:02 pm by Nathan Baker

A forgotten downtown Johnson City watering hole has gained a fresh coat of paint and a new lease on life, thanks to a group of local beer enthusiasts.

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Chattanooga twins died of diabetes, heart disease

Chattanooga twins died of diabetes, heart disease

October 8th, 2014 4:53 pm by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

The mystery prompted conversations about how well Americans keep in touch with their neighbors.

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Dallas suburb reports patient with signs of Ebola

Dallas suburb reports patient with signs of Ebola

October 8th, 2014 4:47 pm by Associated Press

Emergency responders in suburban Dallas say a patient "exhibiting signs and symptoms" of Ebola claims to have had contact with the man diagnosed with the disease in Dallas.

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