Johnson City Press Monday, October 20, 2014
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Is your dog at risk for Ebola?

Is your dog at risk for Ebola?

October 8th, 2014 2:25 pm by MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer

No case of Ebola spreading to people from dogs has ever been documented, but "clearly we want to look at all possibilities," said Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Appeals court rules against Occupy Nashville

Appeals court rules against Occupy Nashville

October 8th, 2014 1:45 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Two top Tennessee officials are protected from claims that they violated the rights of Occupy Nashville protesters who were arrested on a plaza outside the state Capitol in October 2011, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.

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Semi crashes into house in Nashville area, killing woman inside

Semi crashes into house in Nashville area, killing woman inside

October 8th, 2014 12:06 pm by Adam Tamburin, The Tennessean

Police say Carol Boo, 66, was inside her home when the semi slammed through the brick and crushed her around 3:30 a.m.

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SW Virginia rockslide triggers crash with injuries, closes road

SW Virginia rockslide triggers crash with injuries, closes road

October 8th, 2014 11:49 am by Marci Gore, NET News Service

Officials say a rockslide and heavy fog led to an early morning traffic crash in Scott County on Wednesday.

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U.S. Ebola patient dies in Dallas

U.S. Ebola patient dies in Dallas

October 8th, 2014 11:21 am by Associated Press

The Associated Press is reporting the death of the U.S.'s first Ebola patient in a Dallas hospital.

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Corker at the Press: Fiscal issues on senator's list, along with Middle East

Corker at the Press: Fiscal issues on senator's list, along with Middle East

October 8th, 2014 9:01 am by Gary B. Gray

Bob Corker, Tennessee's Republican junior senator, is the ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and he did expound on current Middle East troubles during his visit Tuesday to the Johnson City Press.

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Vanderbilt rape defendants say they were coerced, threatened

Vanderbilt rape defendants say they were coerced, threatened

October 7th, 2014 9:20 pm by Tony Gonzalez, The Tennessean

Two former Vanderbilt University football players charged with rape say in court filings that campus police coerced them and athletics department staff threatened to sanction them during the investigation in ways that tainted the case.

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US agent sued over fake Facebook page in drug case

US agent sued over fake Facebook page in drug case

October 7th, 2014 2:35 pm by ALICIA A. CALDWELL and ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

The Facebook account was set up as a way to contact other people in the investigation.

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Haslam questions high jobless rate in Tennessee

Haslam questions high jobless rate in Tennessee

October 7th, 2014 2:12 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The most recent national unemployment rate released Friday was 5.9 percent - the lowest level since the depths of the Great Recession in July 2008. Meanwhile, Tennessee's jobless rate was 7.4 percent in August.

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