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Judge strikes down NC gay marriage ban

Judge strikes down NC gay marriage ban

October 10th, 2014 5:50 pm by MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press

A federal judge in North Carolina has struck down the state's gay marriage ban, opening the way for the first same-sex weddings in the state to begin immediately.

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Tree falls on carport in Elizabethton

Tree falls on carport in Elizabethton

October 10th, 2014 4:46 pm by John Thompson

High winds on Thursday caused a tree to fall on a carport and storage building on Charlie Street.

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Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee voluntarily recalls Food for Kids backpack peanut butter

Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee voluntarily recalls Food for Kids backpack peanut butter

October 10th, 2014 3:45 pm by Staff Report

The food bank is asking every parent of a child who receives a bag of food through the Food For Kids Backpack Program to return the jar of peanut butter to their school.

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The latest developments on same-sex marriage

The latest developments on same-sex marriage

October 10th, 2014 11:49 am by Associated Press

Weddings, court rulings and confusion. Oh my.

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Ebola training part of 101st Airborne soldiers' prep for Africa

Ebola training part of 101st Airborne soldiers' prep for Africa

October 10th, 2014 10:53 am by Associated Press

At least 700 members of the 101st Airborne Division will deploy to the African country starting next week as part of the U.S. military's 4,000-soldier mission aimed at building Ebola care centers and training hundreds of health care workers.

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Photo Gallery: Fishout

Photo Gallery: Fishout

October 10th, 2014 10:51 am by Gary B. Gray

Legion Street Pool was transformed into a fishing hole this morning in preparation for the annual Fishout at Legion Street Pool.

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Skeletal remains found: Tennessee man charged with murder in wife's death

Skeletal remains found: Tennessee man charged with murder in wife's death

October 10th, 2014 9:53 am by Associated Press

Special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation began investigating the discovery of skeletal remains in Cumberland County on Sept. 27.

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ETSU student leads international effort to help children impacted by Ebola

ETSU student leads international effort to help children impacted by Ebola

October 10th, 2014 9:30 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Playing to Live helps Liberian children who are sick or have been exposed to Ebola.

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17-year-old Pakistani student and education activist becomes youngest-ever Nobel winner

17-year-old Pakistani student and education activist becomes youngest-ever Nobel winner

October 10th, 2014 9:16 am by MARK LEWIS and KARL RITTER, Associated Press

When she was a student there, Malala was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman two years ago for insisting that girls as well as boys have the right to an education.

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School resource officers in limbo as Unicoi Co. waits to hear from security company

School resource officers in limbo as Unicoi Co. waits to hear from security company

October 10th, 2014 9:09 am by Brad Hicks

The school system's possible utilization of guards to serve as SROs at Unicoi Elementary School and Temple Hill Elementary School was first broached during preparation for the 2014-15 budget.

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