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What was your favorite Jan Hooks skit on on SNL?

What was your favorite Jan Hooks skit on on SNL?

October 10th, 2014 9:48 am by Associated Press

The former "Saturday Night Live" cast member died Thursday in New York.

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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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Update: State senator, others want feds to investigate St. Louis police shooting

Update: State senator, others want feds to investigate St. Louis police shooting

October 9th, 2014 4:28 pm by Associated Press

Syreeta Myers told The Associated Press by phone Thursday that her son wasn't armed, as police contend.

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Good news on Ebola scare: Texas sheriff's deputy tests negative

Good news on Ebola scare: Texas sheriff's deputy tests negative

October 9th, 2014 4:24 pm by Associated Press

State health officials say the Dallas County sheriff's deputy who exhibited symptoms of Ebola has tested negative for the disease.

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Desegregation in a Tennessee county: 60 years late

Desegregation in a Tennessee county: 60 years late

October 9th, 2014 4:17 pm by Associated Press

A letter from the Justice Department says investigators found that the Robertson County "has engaged in a longstanding pattern of decisions that have hindered, rather than furthered, the desegregation of its schools."

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US military planes arrive at epicenter of Ebola

US military planes arrive at epicenter of Ebola

October 9th, 2014 3:51 pm by JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEH and CIARAN GILES, Associated Press

At a World Bank meeting in Washington, the presidents of several West African countries struggling with Ebola pleaded for help, with one calling the epidemic "a tragedy unforeseen in modern times."

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15 Knoxville middle school students stung by swarm of yellow jackets

15 Knoxville middle school students stung by swarm of yellow jackets

October 9th, 2014 2:14 pm by Knoxville News-Sentinel

According to East Tennessee Children's Hospital, five children were being treated for insect stings.

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Indiana newlyweds die in apparent murder-suicide

Indiana newlyweds die in apparent murder-suicide

October 9th, 2014 1:37 pm by Associated Press

"We're talking to attendees at the wedding, but we will never know the reason why" - Sheriff Greg Ewing.

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FBI exhuming John Doe body buried in Alabama in 1981 in its search for a 10 Most Wanted Fugitive

FBI exhuming John Doe body buried in Alabama in 1981 in its search for a 10 Most Wanted Fugitive

October 9th, 2014 12:02 pm by Associated Press

In court filings, the FBI said there is a strong resemblance between photos of the John Doe and former State Department diplomat William Bradford "Brad" Bishop Jr.

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