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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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GOP lawmaker: Possible White House cover-up in Secret Service sex scandal

GOP lawmaker: Possible White House cover-up in Secret Service sex scandal

October 9th, 2014 11:43 am by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

Rep. Jason Chaffetz says there's compelling evidence that a volunteer member of the White House advance team had a prostitute in his hotel room during a trip to Colombia two years ago.

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Lamar goes negative

Lamar goes negative

October 9th, 2014 10:32 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Forget the syrupy, feel-good message so common to Lamar Alexander's past political campaigns.

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In Liberia, children orphaned, ostracized by Ebola

In Liberia, children orphaned, ostracized by Ebola

October 9th, 2014 9:40 am by KRISTA LARSON, Associated Press

In Liberia's large, deeply religious families, there is usually an aunty somewhere willing to take in a child who has lost a parent. But Ebola, and the fear of contagion and death is now unraveling those bonds.

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Off-duty St. Louis cop kills man, sparking protest

Off-duty St. Louis cop kills man, sparking protest

October 9th, 2014 9:04 am by Associated Press

St. Louis Police Chief Col. Sam Dotson said the 18-year-old man, whom he didn't identify, opened fired on the officer, who returned fire and killed the man.

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