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WHO says death toll from Ebola in W. Africa hits 887

WHO says death toll from Ebola in W. Africa hits 887

August 4th, 2014 4:05 pm by BASHIR ADIGUN and JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEH, Associated Press

Sierra Leone marked a national stay-at-home day Monday in an effort to halt the disease's spread.

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NE Tennessee man killed in four-wheeler accident

NE Tennessee man killed in four-wheeler accident

August 4th, 2014 3:38 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A Hawkins County man was killed Sunday in an four-wheeler accident after apparently hitting a stump and overturning while traveling down a hill.

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Former White House press secretary Jim Brady, wounded in 1981 Reagan shooting, dies at 73

Former White House press secretary Jim Brady, wounded in 1981 Reagan shooting, dies at 73

August 4th, 2014 2:19 pm by Associated Press

Brady undertook a personal crusade for gun control after suffering the devastating bullet wound to his head outside the Washington Hilton Hotel on March 30, 1981.

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3 kids, parents dead in Virginia murder-suicide

3 kids, parents dead in Virginia murder-suicide

August 4th, 2014 1:47 pm by Associated Press

A family member discovered the bodies of the two adults, both 35, and three school-aged children Sunday night, Detective Angela Deavers with the Culpeper County Sheriff's Office said.

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KPD investigating shooting near middle school

KPD investigating shooting near middle school

August 3rd, 2014 9:33 pm by Hayes Hickman, Knoxville News Sentinel

Police are investigating a shooting that left one man wounded in East Knoxville on Sunday afternoon, authorities said.

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The long Rob-Con: Comic, sci-fi convention celebrates 29th year - VIDEO

August 2nd, 2014 11:32 pm by Max Hrenda

For the 29th time, sci-fi enthusiasts in the Tri-Cities swarmed to Rob-Con, the region's pre-eminent science fiction and comic book convention.

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Controversial nitrogen plant gets TDOT right-of-way approval

Controversial nitrogen plant gets TDOT right-of-way approval

August 2nd, 2014 6:32 pm by Hugh G. Willett, Knoxville News Sentinel

The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) has approved a right of way for a controversial pipeline that would transport water to and from the Nolichucky River for use by an industrial chemical plant.

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Obama has room to maneuver on immigration changes

Obama has room to maneuver on immigration changes

August 2nd, 2014 8:22 am by The Associate Press

What can President Barack Obama actually do without Congress to change U.S. immigration policies? A lot, it turns out.

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Israel bombards Gaza as it searches for soldier

Israel bombards Gaza as it searches for soldier

August 2nd, 2014 8:18 am by The Associated Press

Israel bombarded the southern Gaza town of Rafah on Saturday as troops searched for an officer they believe was captured by Hamas in an ambush that shattered a humanitarian cease-fire and set the stage for a major escalation of the 26-day-old war.

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SCSO searching for Kingsport man after meth bust at his grandmother's home

SCSO searching for Kingsport man after meth bust at his grandmother's home

August 1st, 2014 9:16 pm by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

A Sullivan County man is facing felony drug charges after a methamphetamine lab, which he allegedly was operating out of his grandmother's home, was found.

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