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Highway patrol rescues volunteer in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Highway patrol rescues volunteer in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

October 27th, 2014 4:26 pm by Associated Press

A volunteer with the National Park Service has been rescued from a trail in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park after a fall from a horse.

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Governors' quarantines against medical advice

Governors' quarantines against medical advice

October 27th, 2014 8:26 am by Frank Eltman, Associated Press

State leaders in New York and New Jersey are at odds with scientists over Ebola as the states' governors back 21-day quarantines for medical workers returning from West Africa.

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Harwell in 2018? House speaker 'certainly interested'

Harwell in 2018? House speaker 'certainly interested'

October 27th, 2014 8:07 am by Associated Press

Harwell in an interview with the The Paris Post-Intelligencer said she was happy with her current position in charge of the 99-member House, but said she would "certainly be interested" in running for statewide office.

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

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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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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