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Update: 2 dead, including gunman, in school attack north of Seattle

October 24th, 2014 4:20 pm by DOUG ESSER, Associated Press

Marysville Police Commander Robb Lamoureux said Friday that police are continuing to search Marysville Pilchuck High School.

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Woman fights TennCare to stay in her home

Woman fights TennCare to stay in her home

October 25th, 2014 9:58 pm by Tom Wilemon, The Tennessean

Angela Hibbitt relies on 20 hours of daily nursing care to maintain her independent lifestyle, but TennCare is trying to institutionalize her to cut costs.

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Sheriff: Man found near Backbone Rock killed himself

Sheriff: Man found near Backbone Rock killed himself

October 24th, 2014 10:04 pm by Staff Report

Johnson County Sheriff Mike Reece said a man whose body was found near the Backbone Rock Recreation Center died from an apparent suicide.

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Police: $12K in drugs fished from Kingsport toilet

Police: $12K in drugs fished from Kingsport toilet

October 24th, 2014 9:06 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Vice officers and a SWAT team raided a Kingsport home on Thursday night, netting a large amount of crack cocaine and two arrests.

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DA wants to charge Papa John's murder suspect as adult

DA wants to charge Papa John's murder suspect as adult

October 24th, 2014 8:52 pm by Adam Tamburin, The Tennessean

The Columbia teenager charged in Monday night's Papa John's murder will be tried as an adult if the local district attorney general has his way.

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Authorities: Remains belong to missing Va. student

Authorities: Remains belong to missing Va. student

October 24th, 2014 5:12 pm by Associated Press

Authorities say remains found Oct. 18 in a rural area are that of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham.

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Report: Tennessee teacher may have stapled students

Report: Tennessee teacher may have stapled students

October 24th, 2014 3:42 pm by Dave Boucher, The Tennessean

A substitute teacher was booted Friday from a Giles County middle school after an incident involving a stapler and several students with "puncture wounds," according to a statement from the school's principal.

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Toddler taken from family in Memphis found in Illinois

Toddler taken from family in Memphis found in Illinois

October 24th, 2014 11:59 am by Associated Press

Illinois State Police located 8-month-old Samiyah Nicholes at about 9:20 a.m. Friday along with the three people investigators suspect took her.

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After 1st Ebola case in New York City, 3 others quarantined

After 1st Ebola case in New York City, 3 others quarantined

October 24th, 2014 10:02 am by JONATHAN LEMIRE and COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo urged residents not to be alarmed by the doctor's diagnosis.

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New York officials: Doctor has Ebola, 1st in city

New York officials: Doctor has Ebola, 1st in city

October 23rd, 2014 9:19 pm by JONATHAN LEMIRE, COLLEEN LONG, ASSOCIATED PRESS

A Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, according to preliminary test results, city officials said Thursday.

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Too hot for teachers? SW Virginia high school pep rally irksome for many

Too hot for teachers? SW Virginia high school pep rally irksome for many

October 23rd, 2014 5:42 pm by Stephen Igo, NET News Service

At issue was a video posted on YouTube - but since taken down - portraying teachers engaged in a dance skit during the rally.

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