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Keselowski wins pole at Richmond, his 4th this year

Keselowski wins pole at Richmond, his 4th this year

September 5th, 2014 8:20 pm by HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer

Brad Keselowski ran a lap at 126.618 mph to win the pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway.

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Doctor who recently contracted Ebola has East Tennessee ties

Doctor who recently contracted Ebola has East Tennessee ties

September 5th, 2014 7:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Dr. Rick Sacra spent time in the region in the early 1990s while completing his residency at East Tennessee State University Family Physicians. He began attending Walnut Hill Presbyterian Church in Bristol, Tenn. While there he befriended Edward Wise Jr.

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Kingsport man allegedly threatens mass murder after argument with boyfriend

Kingsport man allegedly threatens mass murder after argument with boyfriend

September 5th, 2014 5:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Mark E. Harris, 46, 124 Bloomingdale Pike, Apt. G62, Kingsport, was arrested and charged with driving on a suspended driver's license and domestic aggravated assault on Thursday.

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Plane with unresponsive pilot crashes off Jamaica

Plane with unresponsive pilot crashes off Jamaica

September 5th, 2014 4:09 pm by DAVID MCFADDEN, Associated Press; JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

Maj. Basil Jarrett of the Jamaican Defense Force said the plane went down about 14 miles (22 kilometers) northeast of the northern coastal town of Port Antonio and the military sent two aircraft and a dive team to investigate.

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Deputy fatally shoots man in Tennessee hospital

Deputy fatally shoots man in Tennessee hospital

September 5th, 2014 4:09 pm by Associated Press

The Associated Press reports the shooting happened early Friday. Officials said the 23-year-old man was in custody and had been taken to the Rhea Medical Center for treatment for an injury at about 2 a.m.

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Second Harvest Food Bank's clientele up 10,000+ in four years

Second Harvest Food Bank's clientele up 10,000+ in four years

September 5th, 2014 3:42 pm by Hank Hayes

Second Harvest Executive Director Rhonda Chafin noted the study also revealed 60 percent of the food bank's charitable agencies employ no paid staff and are run exclusively by volunteers.

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Sullivan County jail nearly loses certification due to overcrowding

Sullivan County jail nearly loses certification due to overcrowding

September 5th, 2014 2:09 pm by Nick Shepherd

The issue was so serious Sullivan County Sheriff Wayne Anderson and newly elected Mayor Richard Venable went to Nashville to attend a TCI board meeting this week.

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SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 9.5.14

SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 9.5.14 - VIDEO

September 5th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

Need a break from your day? Meet some puppies and kitties who need a good home at the Sullivan County Animal Shelter. Today we meet: Bolt, Curly, Junah, Paisley, Thor, and Violet.

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US doctor infected with Ebola arrives in Nebraska

US doctor infected with Ebola arrives in Nebraska

September 5th, 2014 9:39 am by MARGERY A. BECK, Associated Press

A doctor who became infected with Ebola while working in Liberia — the third American aid worker sickened with the virus — arrived Friday at a Nebraska hospital for treatment.

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NATO approves new force aimed at deterring Russia

NATO approves new force aimed at deterring Russia

September 5th, 2014 9:38 am by JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, Associated Press; JULIE PACE, Associated Press

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said a command headquarters would be set up in Eastern Europe with supplies and equipment stockpiled there, enabling the "spearhead" force to mobilize and deploy quickly.

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