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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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Johnson City may buy homes in flood-prone areas

Johnson City may buy homes in flood-prone areas

October 15th, 2014 9:05 pm by Gary B. Gray

The City Commission will consider a resolution tonight that launches a Floodplain Buyout Program involving the purchase of residential properties in Johnson City located in the drainage basins of Brush, King, Cobb and Sinking creeks.

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Worried about Ebola? Locally, some are

Worried about Ebola? Locally, some are - VIDEO

October 15th, 2014 9:00 pm by Tony Casey

When a question was put to the Johnson City Press' Facebook followers as to whether they believe concerns about the spread of the Ebola virus in the United States are valid, there was no consensus, but a great deal of worrying.

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Tennessee for a Lifetime

Tennessee for a Lifetime

October 15th, 2014 6:30 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Aging Expo and Forum to Kick Off Statewide Initiative

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A wild day on Wall Street ends with Dow down 173

A wild day on Wall Street ends with Dow down 173

October 15th, 2014 5:07 pm by Associated Press

Stocks are ending a wild day mostly lower as indexes recover much of an early plunge.

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