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Judge strikes down NC gay marriage ban

Judge strikes down NC gay marriage ban

October 10th, 2014 5:50 pm by MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press

A federal judge in North Carolina has struck down the state's gay marriage ban, opening the way for the first same-sex weddings in the state to begin immediately.

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Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee voluntarily recalls Food for Kids backpack peanut butter

Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee voluntarily recalls Food for Kids backpack peanut butter

October 10th, 2014 3:45 pm by Staff Report

The food bank is asking every parent of a child who receives a bag of food through the Food For Kids Backpack Program to return the jar of peanut butter to their school.

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The latest developments on same-sex marriage

The latest developments on same-sex marriage

October 10th, 2014 11:49 am by Associated Press

Weddings, court rulings and confusion. Oh my.

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Ebola training part of 101st Airborne soldiers' prep for Africa

Ebola training part of 101st Airborne soldiers' prep for Africa

October 10th, 2014 10:53 am by Associated Press

At least 700 members of the 101st Airborne Division will deploy to the African country starting next week as part of the U.S. military's 4,000-soldier mission aimed at building Ebola care centers and training hundreds of health care workers.

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Skeletal remains found: Tennessee man charged with murder in wife's death

Skeletal remains found: Tennessee man charged with murder in wife's death

October 10th, 2014 9:53 am by Associated Press

Special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation began investigating the discovery of skeletal remains in Cumberland County on Sept. 27.

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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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