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FDA approves Ebola virus test; vaccine will probably take until 2015

FDA approves Ebola virus test; vaccine will probably take until 2015

August 7th, 2014 7:59 am by By Monte Morin, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Although health officials insist the chances of an Ebola virus outbreak in the U.S. are extraordinarily low, the admission of two infected aid workers to a special containment unit at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta has sparked fears among the public

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Kingsport man arrested in alleged paving scam

Kingsport man arrested in alleged paving scam

August 7th, 2014 7:54 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON — A Sullivan County man has been arrested on a Carter County grand jury presentment charging him with theft over $10,000.

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With 56 years behind the wheel, Brooks inducted into School Bus Driver Hall of Fame

With 56 years behind the wheel, Brooks inducted into School Bus Driver Hall of Fame

August 7th, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County school bus driver Robert Brooks, 78, was chosen in June to be the third annual inductee into the Tennessee Association of Pupil Transportation's (TAPT) "School Bus Driver Hall of Fame."

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Scott woman gets 45 years in husband's 2012 murder

Scott woman gets 45 years in husband's 2012 murder

August 6th, 2014 11:43 pm by Nick Shepherd

Melissa Justice Napier, 43, 4812 Possum Creek Road, pleaded guilty in 2013 to the charges of first-degree murder and defiling a body in the shooting death of Billy Ray Napier.

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Kingsport man shot as wife shows off gun via Skype

Kingsport man shot as wife shows off gun via Skype

August 6th, 2014 11:00 pm by Rain Smith

An attempt to show off a new gun and laser sight ended with emergency responders at a Kingsport home, where a resident reportedly shot her husband while Skyping with their daughter.

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Woman's lawsuit claims she was assaulted by Unicoi deputy

Woman's lawsuit claims she was assaulted by Unicoi deputy

August 6th, 2014 10:12 pm by BRAD HICKS, NET News Service

The plaintiff is seeking $1 million in compensatory damages against Deputy Jacob Marshall, Sheriff Mike Hensley and the county. She is also seeking $1 million in punitive damages against Hensley and Marshall.

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Photographers teaming up for Smiles for St. Jude

Photographers teaming up for Smiles for St. Jude

August 6th, 2014 9:34 pm by Marci Gore

Valerie Arrington will team up with two other local photographers this weekend for Smiles for St. Jude, marking the fifth event of this kind Arrington has hosted.

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Tri-Cities continues to shed jobs

Tri-Cities continues to shed jobs

August 6th, 2014 8:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Still, the East Tennessee State University Bureau of Business and Economic Research notes the jobless rate for the metro area is 6.3 percent compared to 7.7 percent a year earlier.

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United Way merger in Southwest Virginia

United Way merger in Southwest Virginia

August 6th, 2014 7:00 pm by Marci Gore

The regional service area will include Bland, Buchanan, Carroll, Dickenson, Grayson, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington and Wise counties, as well as the cities of Galax and Norton.

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Space probe catches up with comet  after 10-year pursuit

Space probe catches up with comet after 10-year pursuit

August 6th, 2014 6:04 pm by Associated Press

Europe's Rosetta probe will orbit and study the giant lump of dust and ice as it hurtles toward the sun and, if all goes according to plan, drop a lander onto the comet in the coming months.

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